[Ads-l] _racially-discriminate_ v.

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Nov 6 00:07:01 EDT 2016


If there were women on this listserv, one of them might have raised her
hand and asked, "gender?"

On Nov 5, 2016 10:09 PM, "Wilson Gray" <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

> "Study Finds Some Uber and Lyft Drivers _Racially Discriminate_"
>
> goo.gl/lsvpXp
>
> This is an improvement, I reckon. Once upon a time, the headline would have
> read simply,
>
> "Study Finds Uber and Lyft Drivers Discriminate"
>
> There would have been no need to add "racially." In fact, there would never
> have been any such study done, in the first place. There would have been no
> need.
>
> --
> -Wilson
> -----
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> -Mark Twain
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