Y-Word - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ColinSC
    • 16.09.13 | 00:38 (IDT)

    A word is only offensive when used to exclude and offend others. As in your'e a *ffin y*d. When a word considered offensive is used in an inclusive way it cannot be deemed offensive '#id Army(like all of us) or %iddo (like us,welcome to our club) In this way Black youth use the N-word but exclude others from using it. If we forget the context of how language is used it all becomes meaningless.

    from the article: London soccer team's fans use banned term 'Yid’ at Yom Kippur match
    First published 22:14 15.09.13 | Last updated 22:14 15.09.13
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