[Ads-l] orthographic symbolism

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 26 18:40:05 EDT 2016


...goes mainstream.

This week's New Yorker mentions the "Afrikan Heritage Center" at
Oberlin College.

Ca1970, campus radicals liked to spell "America" as {Amerika} and even
{Amerikkka} to prove its innate Nazi Racism.

So {Afrikan} may not be the wisest choice - though I know it's been
around for a while.

JL

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

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