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ImpeachBush Donating Member (580 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-05 01:23 PM
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15. We've come nearly full circle on this one ...
Last I heard, the PC phrase was "People of color" ... pretty darned close to "colored", don't you think?
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  -Do any of your relatives still use terms like "colored"? UdoKier  Apr-06-05 11:49 AM   #0 
  - Shit, I know people in their 20's who use it and have no idea it's bad.  Vash the Stampede   Apr-06-05 11:50 AM   #1 
  - adventures in Appalachia  Bill McBlueState   Apr-06-05 11:53 AM   #2 
  - my groovy black chick girlfiend Carla once told me  sui generis   Apr-06-05 11:53 AM   #3 
  - Nah, my dad and brothers still use the"n" word  bif   Apr-06-05 11:55 AM   #4 
  - Sort of.  asthmaticeog   Apr-06-05 12:02 PM   #5 
  - My mom...  YellowRubberDuckie   Apr-06-05 12:16 PM   #6 
  - I Used Have In-Laws Who Used "Mulignane"  ribofunk   Apr-06-05 12:17 PM   #7 
  - OMG! Is that what that means? My sister married into an italian family  loudestchick   Apr-06-05 12:21 PM   #8 
  - Trust me, it's meant in a deragatory manner.  DelawareValleyDem   Apr-06-05 01:01 PM   #12 
  - No, not that I know of, but sometimes, when teaching a history class, I  1monster   Apr-06-05 12:39 PM   #9 
  - I love the expression "people of color". I think it sounds beautiful.  UdoKier   Apr-06-05 12:52 PM   #10 
     - Yeah, lily white, ivory, beige, olive, pink, rachel, sand, etc...  1monster   Apr-06-05 12:55 PM   #11 
  - Yes but they only do it to annoy me. eom  Marnieworld   Apr-06-05 01:02 PM   #13 
  - My mom does  missb   Apr-06-05 01:03 PM   #14 
  - We've come nearly full circle on this one ...  ImpeachBush   Apr-06-05 01:23 PM   #15 
  - no, 'people of color' is used to describe all minorities  sonicx   Apr-06-05 01:40 PM   #16 
  - I have relatives who say Nigger and Coon.  Worst Username Ever   Apr-06-05 01:42 PM   #17 
  - Don't know about releatives  supernova   Apr-06-05 01:43 PM   #18 
  - Some my extended family members have, in the past, used the "N" word.  Lex   Apr-06-05 01:49 PM   #19 
 

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