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Bottom line - it's not cute and it's not hip. it's a slur.
It should be acknowledged as such.
originally posted by: InhaleExhale
you just said you don't care and its just random internet people but you felt the need to rant about it?
I think you are a hater,
Is Aussie a derogatory term in your eyes as well?
So yes its a slur but also a joke or a crack,
originally posted by: superman2012
is this because someone called you one?
Any type of slur is bad. Period.
Again: There is NO call for it, NO reason to use it, and NO excuse for it.
equal in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.
originally posted by: CharlieSpeirs
.. you're not convincing me its equal to racism. Never will.
if people were being intellectually honest about it they'd accept that the uneducated (by choice) are a valid target...
originally posted by: douglas5
Would calling someone a Yank be seen as a slur to a American
originally posted by: TrueBrit
I think we have all had a growing process since joining this site, and I have a better understanding of myself since joining, as well as a better understanding of the world, the universe, and so on.