"Negro with two g's"

W Brewer brewerwa at GMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 11 03:39:51 UTC 2013

MM: <<<The word "nigger" refers to a Black person, usually
derogatorily (though in some White dialects it is simply the only word for
that referent)>>>
WB:  IIRC, George Wallace said on camera [NIH-gruhz]: an attempt to blend
dialectal [NIH-guhz] and standard [KNEE-grows]. Like trying to cross killer
bees with domestic honey bees to get a less aggressive hybrid.

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