Rhypskallion: Oriental not being acceptable surprised me too, in college, 25 years ago. Your German friend is not any kind of American.
Tellingthem: I was surprised to learn the Oriental is now considered offensive
Rincewind53: Somehow I think if the team was called "The Washington Negroes" he wouldn't be talking about the tyranny of political correctness.
DirtyDeadGhostofEbenezerCooke: 'Cowboys' is insensitive to cows, boys, and trans-species individuals.
GiantRex: But seriously, why not consider renaming the Redskins as the Washington Warriors?
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Gulper Eel: Tellingthem: I was surprised to learn the Oriental is now considered offensive.It hasn't been the preferred nomenclature for ages.
toetag: Tellingthem: I was surprised to learn the Oriental is now considered offensiveA co-worker called me on that one time (he was teasing me when he did it). I mentioned something about Oriental and his response was "We aren't rugs". Since then, I've been calling him "Ornamental" and he's been calling me "Inbred, redneck, hillbilly cracker".
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