Hat in hand

Grant Barrett gbarrett at AMERICANDIALECT.ORG
Mon Feb 21 21:55:22 UTC 2000

On Monday, February 21, 2000, DEBBIE SAWCZAK <dsawczak at GAGELEARNING.COM> wrote:

>Anyway, I am now wondering, would racist
>epithets, for example, qualify as universally
>taboo these days? Probably even more
>than the F-word. Whereas at one time, when
>racism was OK by many people (shudder),
>they weren't taboo--just rude, like 'shit'.

Check out the ADS-L archives. It's a goldmine for this stuff. Pick your favorite
epithet and go to town.

Grant Barrett
ADS Web Geek
gbarrett at americandialect.org

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