[Ads-l] Teacher Misspells Racial Slur

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Sep 2 14:24:21 EDT 2016


Somehow "jighaboos" sounds like it's trying to be a slur on her South Asian students (too).

LH

> On Sep 2, 2016, at 2:20 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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