Wednesday, May 31, 2006

On redefining words

From the editorial pages of today's Daily News:

  • "N is for Never" -- On why, "[Neither] time, nor wishing, nor the cleverest verbal stylings of artists from the late Richard Pryor to today's rappers can dislodge the N-word from its odious perch as the most hateful racial slur in the English language."
  • "Perky people of the world, unite!" -- "Breasts, pets and Katie Couric. What's the link?"


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