TITLE

A waspish, niggardly slur

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;02/08/99, Vol. 126 Issue 5, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a hypothetical scenario in which ethnic insults are found in ordinary words not intended to be bigoted. Real use of the word niggardly by Washington, D.C. mayoral aide David Howard; Howard's resignation; Verbal crises in various cities in the United States; Protests from ethnic groups in the United States; Problem with finding bigotry where it does not exist.
ACCESSION #
1486720

 

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