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[BKARTS] Go away, decriers of Hottentots



    God save us from the politically correct.  People who NEVER post anything to
this thread come out of the woodwork when matters impinging on race and culture rear
their heads.  Now they intend to deprive the word "hottentot" of any benign usage.
They should have consulted a current dictionary first.  They would have found the
word not only denotes, inoffensively,  a member of any of a group of
Khoisan-speaking pastoral peoples of southern Africa but also the group of Khoisan
languages spoken these peoples.
    As Orwell intimated, all tyranny begins with the tyranny over language.  These
savonarolas of language will not succeed in changing mine.

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