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    • Bob
    • 18.09.13 | 12:05 (IDT)

    Well said Mr Pfeffer. It's about time someone noted the difference between real rascism and what are effectively nicknames or shortform names. I am, variously, a Brit, Pom, Limey etc. and I am one quarter Scot or |Jock. Am I being insulted if someone uses these terms? Well, it's in the mind of the other person isn't it? if he wants to insult me, he will, whatever words he uses. It's a nonsense to pretend you can ban certain words. Presumably if Yid is banned, peiople wll then refer to the 'Y word''. Everyone still knows what it means. It will be interesting to hear the Spurs fans chanting 'Y word Army!'

    from the article: I'm a proud Yid, even if I can't stand Spurs
    First published 08:24 18.09.13 | Last updated 08:24 18.09.13
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