Thursday, January 31, 2008

When Signifiers Attack!

Southern racists adopt "Canadian" as euphemism for the N-word.

...following which, the first obvious question would be, "What if they're talking about a black person from Canada?" Read through the gargantuan comments thread, as there are a few interesting exchanges and anecdotes. My personal favourite:
Here's a new euphemism for ya:

Southern Racists = Americans

How'dya like them apples?

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