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Praetorianus November 5th, 2017 12:35am

Do you find it very offensive when people of a foreign origin are referred to with a disparaging moniker like wop, kraut, frog, chink?

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11/05/17 2:34 pm

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11/05/17 9:39 am

I assume in the year 2017 that everyone does🤔

suppressedID destiny is right now
11/05/17 6:56 am

Slurs like that really piss me off. I’ve gotten into a few fights when people drop them like it’s no big deal.

Kyle5 TN
11/05/17 1:02 am

I personally wouldn't be offended but I'd look at the person calling them that and think that they're an ignorant small-minded fool.

xxxceo Nationalist
11/05/17 1:11 am

No. It takes a lot to offend me.

paranoidandroid peace love science
11/04/17 8:59 pm

I think it’s more disgusting and disrespectful than offensive. Similarly, I’m half Asian and I don’t really like jokes about Asians or Filipinos but again, they aren’t “offensive” unless directed at me somehow.

catpillow Florida West Coast
11/04/17 6:49 pm

Yes, if it’s meant to be insulting or cruel. No if it’s meant to be friendly, or if it’s satire (Blazing Saddles, for example).

MannIsMe Did You Assume My Party
11/04/17 6:42 pm

Impolite to be sure, but I'm not offended.

Context makes a difference too.

MannIsMe Did You Assume My Party
11/05/17 9:10 am

If they're making a positive or benign statement and they use a slang term because it's easier than using the formal term, I figure that's in the realm of the justifiable

phalnx Ohio
11/04/17 6:40 pm

No. I'm usually the one dishing those out :D

Diogenes Not Biden It
11/04/17 6:13 pm

Water sprinkler names. They are words and don't offend me.

infinity1 Cincinnati, OH
11/04/17 6:07 pm

Not unless they're talking about me, but it's very difficult to tell by background from just looking at me.

Vietman manhattan
11/04/17 5:59 pm

I have no clue what any of that means.

susanr Colorado
11/04/17 5:54 pm

Some of them, at least, because of historical use.

Praetorianus In the uncanny valley
11/04/17 5:41 pm

Btw, the krauts have a moniker for US Americans: Ami. There used to be graffiti with "Ami go home" during the occupation.
It's still not a very negative word in Germany, more like a nickname.

Praetorianus In the uncanny valley
11/04/17 5:38 pm

Not really.
For example, I'm not offended if you call me a kraut. You'd have to add "bastard" or "fucking" to offend me.

Alcerus fascist
11/04/17 6:06 pm

Yeah it's the same with "yankee" I guess. Like, if I was travelling and someone waved and said "hey yankee!" I wouldn't have a problem with it