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Re: Generic Term
John2, do you watch MTV or BET? The word n is often used by rappers. And
blacks who said the n word to other blacks are not racists?? Get a real
>Subject: Re: Generic Term
>Date: Thu, 2 May 2002 19:16:31 EDT
>In a message dated 5/2/2002 7:47:06 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> > Gook - dirt, filth, idiot, a derogatory term for Arabs and Orientals.
>Thanks YS for the excellent background info!
>The term "Gook" is certainly a racial, derogatory term for which
>McCain had to apologize in the last election.
>As we no longer use the term "nigger" nowadays,
>it is also no longer acceptable to continue to use the term "gook" today.
>If it is necessary to use it in reference to the K.W.,
>then we should use it in " ".
>I suggest that Editor of this list put out a clear guideline
>prohibiting use of such racial, derogatory terms on this website.
>(if he didn't do it before) This is the minimum standard for decency.
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