[CrackMonkey] Free crap becomes free speech
bryanf at samurai.com
Sun Jul 16 23:40:13 PDT 2000
On Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 09:22:03PM -0700, Monkey Master <monkeymaster at crackmonkey.org> wrote:
> 1: There's no such thing as an "Eskimo". That's the
> Aboriginal American equivalent of the word "Oriental". If there's a
> particular tribe you have in mind, please tell us.
1 plural Eskimo or Eskimos : a member of a group of peoples of northern Canada, Greenland, Alaska, and eastern Siberia
2 : any of the languages of the Eskimo peoples
How horribly un-PC of me to use Oriental as a generic term, instead of
forcibly mislabeling something I haven't identified. I'd make such a bad
> 3: American skiers and snowboarders have more words for "snow"
> than the Inuit, Tlingit, and Aleut tribes combined.
I wasn't aware that tribes survived The Melting Pot. Doesn't that rather
defeat the purpose of melting them?
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