Spade story

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Nov 14 10:11:58 UTC 2001

At 3:30 PM -0600 11/14/01, Matthew Gordon wrote:
>In the article they refer to a prior incident in which the councilwoman
>"demanded that a word be removed from the 2000 census for Russian-speaking
>Sacramentans because it sounded too much like the N-word".
>Anyone have any idea what that was all about; i.e. what the word in question

I was wondering about that too.  If only I could recall what
Russian-speaking Sacramentans are called--it's on the tip of my
tongue, but...


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