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Another example of the "S" word

Posted by Word Camel on January 15, 2004

In Reply to: Re: The power of the N-word posted by Ward on January 15, 2004

: : According to this article, a principal, who is white, has been reassigned for saying (I assume) the N-word while lecturing students about name-calling.

: : http://www.cnn.com/2004/EDUCATION/01/14/principal.racial.ap/index.html

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: :::: This is one on a number of examples of the increasing political correctness in the US which has the effect of chilling expression and removing the ability to even discuss certain issues. There is now a lack of tolerance from segments of the society, where, as a country, we made our greatest strides by increasing tolerance, and open discussion. Hopefully this is just a passing phase, and good sense will finally prevail. I'm an optimist, and hope it happens.

"Stupidity", that is. :)