Sunday, January 27, 2008

"Southern racists adopt "Canadian" as a euphemism for "black""

You know, I'm one part disgusted, one part fascinatingly confused and one part shake my head in shame at how amazingly stupid people are.

Southern racists adopt "Canadian" as a euphemism for "black" - Boing Boing:
"The Canadian National Post looks on with mild horror as American linguists report on the growing trend in the American south to use 'Canadian' as a masking euphemism for black people, so that white racists can say socially inappropriate things without tipping listeners off about the cancer in their souls."

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