[svlug] [OT] Joke

Deirdre Saoirse deirdre at deirdre.net
Tue May 16 14:03:30 PDT 2000


On Tue, 16 May 2000, Ivan Passos wrote:

> I have to apologize for the term used, although it was not originally
> used by myself (I received the joke and forwarded it as I got it).
> 
> I am Brazilian and not _yet_ used to this excessive political
> correctness you have here in the U.S. I'm learning, but I still make
> mistakes. If I knew the term was that offensive, be sure I'd have
> edited the joke and changed it.

One of the reasons the "political correctness" is "excessive" in the US is
simply our history of diversity. It's very easy not to have to be PC when
there's a homogeneous society.

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