[Ads-l] n-word update

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jun 22 19:56:57 UTC 2015

Even the BBC World News crawl carried the headline, "Obama Uses N-Word."

CNN has already devoted many minutes to a discussion of the President's
utterance. At one point the question was raised of whether it's appropriate
for white journalists to report it.

The journalists' answer was yes, but that doesn't make the question any
less dumb

And just now, Professor Cornel West has heatedly declared Mr. Obama "the
first niggerized President."

A black person is "niggerized," he explained (again heatedly), if they're
too afraid to speak the truth about racism.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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