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Re: The natives are getting restless

Posted by Steve E on June 16, 2005

In Reply to: The natives are getting restless posted by Mikko Viljanen on June 16, 2005

: Hey,

: I'd like to know what is the origin (and the meaning) of the phrase "the natives are getting restless". I believe it dates to the colonial times of British empire. But what sort of context can it be used nowadays?

: Thank you,

: Mikko Viljanen

I believe this phrase is now considered "politically incorrect" as it is somewhat derogatory.