Re. A Spade Question
MWBRYANT at aol.com
Sun Sep 9 22:03:34 CDT 2001
In a message dated 9/9/2001 8:10:53 PM Central Daylight Time,
DaveAnt420 at AOL.COM writes:
<<<< There are people that are offended by this euphemism. If you insist on
use, please don't do it in front of me. >>
Absolutely fair enough. Please don't be offended by people using it in its
original sense, who are unaware of its unfortunately new connotations.
The use of this phrase as derogatory statement about blacks goes back at
least several generations and is not new. If you or so sheltered that you
haven't heard it, you need to pull your head out of your own private Idaho.
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