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University's new PAP is still pap

My copy of the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language defines the word pap as something lacking real value or substance and considered to be unsuitable for the minds of adults. The administration of Texas A&M University-Corpus ... MySanAntonio, 1 week ago

Forget the Polls: This Is the Reason the Washington Redskins Should Change Their Name

I was probably six or seven years old when I realized my grandfather used an offensive term to describe African-Americans. He used it as a noun. He used it as a verb. He even used it when talking to the very people most offended by the term. ...
 Inc.com2 days ago Maybe the Sensitivity Squad should have actually asked the Indians first?  Jewish World Review6 days ago Redskins offensive? Many Native Americans aren't offended, new poll shows  Miami Herald6 days ago Washington Redskins: Poll says 9 in 10 Natives aren't offended by the name  New Hamburg Independent1 week ago
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Yee haw! American cowboy museum tips Stetson to Calgary Stampede founder

Big Four member George Lane shares honour with Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan One of the founders of the greatest outdoor show on earth has been bestowed the same honour as U.S. presidents Teddy Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan and country singer Gene ...
 CBC1 month ago

Chennai chronicler rediscovers American connect to Madras

Chennai: The idea of bandanas, the uber cool look of the Wild West, is an improvisation of the piece of cloth worn by the people in Madras, and so are the handkerchiefs from here which were used as a turban by African slaves working in the fields.
 Times of India1 month ago

Ebook reviews: Blackbar and Dictionary Stories

Censorship and the dictionary are the inspirations for interactive text-based games Literary censorship is back in the news in Ireland this month, as the State's Censorship of Publications Board announced that it had banned a book on the grounds of ...
 Irish Times1 month ago

NEW YORK TIMES : The enduring whiteness of the American media

Over the course of 2014, America seemed to reawaken to one of its oldest preoccupations: the reality of how race is lived in the United States, and in particular the many stark disparities that persist between black and white people. The continued ...
 4 Traders1 day ago

Obama has signed a bill erasing the words Oriental and Negro from federal legislation

Starting last Friday (May 20), Oriental will no longer be used as shorthand for Asian Americans in US federal law. The word Negroes, too, is out. President Barack Obama signed the bill during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and ahead of a ...
 Quartz3 days ago

How America's oldest mosque was built by Muslims from the Baltic - The Baltic Times

The detached building at number 104 Power Street stands alone and out of place in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a trendy district of New York City. The pointed roof, white wooden slats, and traditional facade, surrounded by modern houses, seem to belong ...
 Baltic Times1 week ago

Ron Johnson is Confused About the Definitions of Support and Endorse, So We Sent Him a Dictionary

While talking about his new pal, Donald Trump, the past few days, Senator Johnson has been confused over the definition of the words "support" vs "endorse." He seems to think that the two words have different meanings, but he's sadly mistaken. Of ...
 DPW1 week ago
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The dictionary definition of a fossil is the remains or impression of a prehistoric plant or animal embedded in rock and preserved in petrified form, a person or thing that is outdated or resistant to change, or a word or phrase that has become ...
 Loss Prevention Media1 week ago
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