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“Canadian” Is a New Racist Euphenism?

This is news to me. Has anyone heard about this elsewhere?

From 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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January 29, 2008 - Posted by | News, Oddities

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