TITLE

Complaints prompt Merriam-Webster to review how it defines offensive words in dictionaries

PUB. DATE
April 1998
SOURCE
Jet;04/06/98, Vol. 93 Issue 19, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of Merriam-Webster to review how it defines offensive words following complaints and a threatened boycott from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Details of the grievances expressed by the NAACP.
ACCESSION #
414383

 

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