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Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Sep 5 19:14:52 UTC 2011

On Sep 5, 2011, at 3:05 PM, Wilson Gray wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 10:56 PM, victor steinbok <aardvark66 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are some people who think--for whatever reason--that "Jew" is an
>> insult.
> Unfortunately, there are reasons for thinking that.

And in particular it's hard not to think so when "Jew" is used as a whatchamacallit…nounjective:  "a Jew lawyer", "a Jew professor of linguistics", etc.


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