Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Feb 1 05:38:37 UTC 2005
One wonders what people will look back on, a hundred years from now, in
amazement at our lack of sensistivity.
From: American Dialect Society on behalf of Wilson Gray
Sent: Mon 1/31/2005 10:09 PM
To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: n-heads
Was there really a time in this country
when ethnic and racial slurs were so common that a professional
lexicographer felt free to define one slur by another slur, without the
need for further explanation? Clearly, there was.
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