Obama and Black English in the NY Times

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Sep 10 23:54:16 UTC 2012

At 9/10/2012 01:06 PM, Margaret Lee wrote:
>A very interesting article.

Yes; and adds to my knowledge about a subject that has been discussed
here before.

In passing, I was amused by two, definitely minor, bits:

1)  Just what "pleasantries" did Obama exchange with his Puerto Rican
neighbors in (Spanish) Harlem?

2)  Re the "Correction" -- when does a "largest ethnic minority"
become the "largest ethnic group"?


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