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Re: [BKARTS] Go away, decriers of Hottentots



here, here.


>     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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