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2-13-2008 @ 3:48AM
Congrats on leaving the casual racism out of your signoff. Also a refreshing lack of lolspeak along with good maths. Thumbs up.
2-13-2008 @ 4:27AM
You mean the "coon's age" line? Not racist - http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/mcoonsage.htmlIf you want to point out that some people might be offended then ok, but it's not on to accuse Marcie of racism based on that line.This is the sort of thing that makes Blizzard rename Maine Coon cats unnecessarily.
2-13-2008 @ 4:32AM
"Whatever the case, the usage is highly offensive today – heck, it was highly offensive back then. For that reason, "in a coon's age" makes many people uncomfortable, notwithstanding its innocent origin."You don't have to be a racist to make an indavertantly racist comment, so I didn't call the author a racist, just observed that her article was racism free (as opposed to the previous one which contained a racist remark, intentional or not - and obviously not).
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