"Indian" joins "Negro"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 24 18:58:55 UTC 2010

...as a word requiring scare quotes:

2010 Randy Meyers in _Boulder Daily Camera_ (Dec. 24) "Friday Magazine" 4:
The unlikely trio [of  _True Grit_] . . . embark on a risky adventure into
"Indian" territory.


"If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."

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