Posted by John Nichols on August 08, 2019 at 08:24:25 user Mcneacail.
In Reply to: Re: Holidays posted by Adam Quinan on August 06, 2019 at 04:49:23:
In deepest darkest Australia -- something being queer was common saying for mum and she meant objects - I did not know the saying till Uni in the 70s
The n words are sad - but in reality variants on the Latin -- we make them bad with usage implications
I will get another EB book and see if it was just me being sensitive
I have two adopted Chinese daughters, the eldest one 14 once chastised the 12 year old when she commented on another race by saying - be quiet we have the white advantage -- and she does the name is everything in the end -- 'Catriona Nichols" is a name that does not bring racial overtones except Scottish and everybody hates the Scots -- lol joking .
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