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Originally posted by Freeborn
reply to post by wayno
And the basis of your arguement against prejudism is a blatant prejudice against 'English'.
Originally posted by AnonymousFem
reply to post by Grumble
In the UNITED KINGDOM is does, if caught using that comment or remark, it could lead to that person being charged with racism. Wich could lead to a jail sentence.
Originally posted by inforeal
reply to post by justyc
1-I agree 100 percent. I haven’t seen the word used but if I do I will protest it. I think there is a double standard here. If this is an international forum then they should be aware that people from Pakistan and immigrants in the west from Pakistan likely are a part of the forum, therefore they should afford those people the same consideration they afford other groups.
2-If they won’t then we should enforce this ourselves.
When these slurs are used I will directly confront the poster and call them out and label them the bigots they are.
3-And I just don’t mean slurs against minorities but also against White people as well
Dutchman noun. (1) 19th century on, Dutch being corrupted from the Pennsylvania German self-descriptive word Deitsch. Anyone of Germanic heritage (as with Anglo-Celtic Pennsylvanians) a Pennsylvania German; (2) (mid-19th century to 1920s) a foreigner, especially one who does not speak English well; (3) a bar keeper; (4) anglophone South African whites, used for Afrikaner E
Originally posted by justyc
twice recently i have made an alert to staff over the use of the term 'paki' which i saw in two separate threads (which in most countries is like calling a black person a n****r).
not only have i seen that no action has been taken and the work corrected to say 'pakistani' instead, but a quick search shows that this term is used often here and i notice i am not the only person who brings this point to light (though i don't know how many others have complained to staff about it's use). i haven't heard back from any staff about it.
so, is it officially ok then that this offensive term is used here without correction?