[DWJ] Mark Reads Deep Secret

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Wed Mar 19 08:47:09 EDT 2014


I feel quite defensive and wanting to go and explain! I don't want people
thinking DWJ has deliberately been racist


I won't though, I'm sure that community is no more welcoming than any
other to some total randomer piling in to say they're wrong



Ehsan.

> Yes, I found that a bit odd too.  I'd consider "gyppo" an offensive term,
> or "pikey", but not "gypsy".  Then again, what do I know - I'm neither a
> Roma nor an Irish Traveller.
>
> Katta said...
>
>
>> >  That site is very restrictive when it comes to slurs of any kind. I
>> was
>> > reprimanded once for saying "I'm not nuts about..." So that's worth
>> > rememebering if you participate in the comments - swear words are
>> fine,
>> > but absolutely no slurs.
>>
>
> Yes, I noticed frequent warnings about the book's using the word "mad",
> too, which I'd also never thought of as a slur before.
>
> Mostly, though, that site is making me want to reread the book.  Which can
> only be a good thing. :-)
>
> Until the sky falls on our heads...
>
> Dorian.
> --
> dorianegray at gmail.com
>
> "The Imperial Service could win a war without coffee, but would prefer not
> to have to."
> -- Lois McMaster
> Bujold<http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16094.Lois_McMaster_Bujold>,
> * Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
> <http://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/18158616>*
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