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Bonobo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 02:08 AM
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109. Not to me.
"Catholic", a 3 syllable word, sounds like people take the trouble to say something correctly.

This is hard to explain, but there is a linguistic connection between saying things fully, taking time, and it "sounding" polite.

Spitting out a one syllable word sounds, sometimes, like "Spic" or Kike.

As I said, I believe there is a relationship between taking the time to sound polite and using shorthand.

"Jew" may be the correct term, but to some of us "Jews", it sometimes sounds like it is being spit out.

Words are crude attempts at explaining what is in our heads. I wish I could do a better job.

Please try to see/feel what I am saying and not rationalize away what I am TRYING to say. Thanks in advance.
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