[Ads-l] orthographic symbolism

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Thu May 26 19:40:16 EDT 2016


Especially with Afrikaners around perhaps even longer?  (At Oberllin, I don't give credence to the notion that the "Afrikan Heritage Center" is a place for anti-black racists to gather.)


Joel

      From: Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM>
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...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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