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Steve Hoffman <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:01:35 -0500
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Because sometimes discretion is the better part of valor.  And because a 
world in which everything is stated and nothing is implied and every 
word, however taboo or objectionable, is expressed in every context, is 
a less pleasant world.  Even among th hip and the cognoscenti.

-Steve Hoffman
Takoma Park MD

Kit Barry wrote:
> Forum,
> Why in a rational, intelligent conversation, is the euphemism "N word" =
> being used
> in place of "nigger" ?
> Is this word over-empowered?
> Is this euphemism a measure of guilt? Of fear? Of what?
> Kit