Curious...

Ms. S.J. Rickard srickard at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Mon Mar 4 09:29:00 EST 1996



On 1 Mar 1996, Nicole M. van Dam wrote:

> Hi Gert-Jan,
> 
> PC is the abbrevaition for Politically Correct. An example: it is NOT PC 
> to call Afro-Americans "Blacks". I hope you get it, it took me, coming 
Maybe it's a British thing, but over here we still call people "Black". I 
was unaware this was racist, whereas as calling someone coloured is more 
so. I don't think people are quite so race obsessed over here in Britain. 
That's not to say we are unaware of racism/prejudice, but we don't seem 
to get as het up about it as Americans.
Comments please!
Sarah



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