"call a spade a spade" furor
flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed Nov 14 21:00:18 UTC 2001
At 12:24 AM 11/14/01 -0800, you wrote:
>>Seems there's another political furor going on, this time about
>>the supposed racist use of the expression "call a spade a spade".
>Why does this bring to mind the universal change which brought about
>African American is the Color of my True Love's Hair.
Ugh. Not funny.
Beverly Olson Flanigan Department of Linguistics
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