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Old 06-23-2007, 06:05 AM   #21
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Kettle meet pot. I'm not condoning racial slurs either way, but if your going to complain about someone using them, don't use them yourself.
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Old 06-23-2007, 06:47 AM   #22
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Well, I am Japanese-American and I find it pretty offensive. I have been called that and don't care for it. On the other hand, I am not going to go on about it but let it reflect on the person using it.
No offense meant here, heck I have been called the N word and I am a white guy that is very dark skinned, also been called a jew which is also not the nicest, I was typing quickly and let it be used as an abbreviation.
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Old 06-23-2007, 08:45 AM   #23
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No offense meant here, heck I have been called the N word and I am a white guy that is very dark skinned, also been called a jew which is also not the nicest, I was typing quickly and let it be used as an abbreviation.
No offense taken then. I have been mistaken for Italian, Arab, Lithuanian and Filipino.
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Old 06-23-2007, 09:02 AM   #24
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Kettle meet pot. I'm not condoning racial slurs either way, but if your going to complain about someone using them, don't use them yourself.
The term "Jew" is not a slur as far as I know. Of course, the way the rules change, who knows.

The approach of bssc makes the most sense to me--the use of offensive terms reflects most strongly on the user of the term.
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And I thought JAP was reference to Jewish American Princess...
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And I thought JAP was reference to Jewish American Princess...
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