Re: RARA-AVIS: Throwing some gas(?) on a dying flame

From: James R Winter (
Date: 26 Mar 2005

Dave wrote:

<<<So degrading him at every possible turn was to make a point. And using the n-word wasn't just lazy writing, but calculated.>>>

To that point, HUCK FINN may also be a major reason why the word has become so distasteful. And knowing Twain, that was probably on purpose.

Jim Winter

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