No N-word in new Huckleberry Finn

No N-word in new Huckleberry Finn

There are 917 comments on the KNVA-TV Austin story from Jan 6, 2011, titled No N-word in new Huckleberry Finn. In it, KNVA-TV Austin reports that:

Mark Twain wrote that "the difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter." A new edition of "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and "Tom Sawyer" will try to find out if that holds true by replacing the N-word with "slave" in an effort not to offend readers.

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Bigot, Haiti

#952 Jan 20, 2011
tallyho wrote:
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thank you obi one , damn is she dense and I don't mean obese
footnote : this reminds me of the idiot who rather waste their time and money to text instead of the very time saving and efficient voice mail......
What sense does it make to buy a phone,
...to write letters with?
Do these people talk to their typewriters?

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#953 Jan 20, 2011
Really Gloria wrote:
<quoted text>And...here's your source, word for word.
http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/plagiarism-ter...
Methinks someone has a dictionary fetish.
I told back twenty pages ago that there isn't any law against plagiarism , you called me a liar. so now here is the fact in black/white to establish my claim . in other words you are calling a fact a lie , and here is the kicker so what who in the hell cares ????? you don't know what you are talking about

hey will be back in a bit oooooops because you don't believe me try this ..........Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow,
That I shall say good night till it be morrow.

“....VETS”

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#954 Jan 20, 2011
Really Gloria wrote:
<quoted text>And...here's your source, word for word.
http://www.nolo.com/dictionary/plagiarism-ter...
Methinks someone has a dictionary fetish.
Gloriaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa remember when you needed a dictionary..your post
Did they ever teach you about plagerism in law school.

no they did not but how ever they did mention[ plagiarism] but only if it is a copyright infringement

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#955 Jan 20, 2011
oh_Really_now wrote:
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...he was at first...
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I think she copied it.
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Notice that didn't show up on the census till they showed up in the White House?
did notice he was an African/American until he was sworn in then he became black

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#956 Jan 20, 2011
Really Gloria wrote:
<quoted text>Yeah, and an MBA is a "business" program. "Interdisciplinary" is common nomenclature when describing a program of this nature. Do you have another word that would describe a graduate program that blends academic disciplines? I guess you could start with thesaurus.com .
where do you see mba in this .....A Masters program in Liberal Studies

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#957 Jan 20, 2011
what a school girl, icon genesis , Milton Bradley
would be proud of your crayola art

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#958 Jan 20, 2011
Troll Alert. Someone hand me a barf bag please.

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#959 Jan 20, 2011
I shall return: was that me or was it ......
Gen Douglas MacArthur "I Shall Return"
am I alive, or is it Memorex?
heh heh heh

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#960 Jan 20, 2011
TenderTink wrote:
Troll Alert. Someone hand me a barf bag please.
say it isn't so , actually this is for a new set of icons

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#961 Jan 20, 2011
psssssssssst put your masters to work here

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#962 Jan 20, 2011
tallyho wrote:
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say it isn't so , actually this is for a new set of icons
I think it ditched. How you tonight?

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Bigot, Haiti

#963 Jan 20, 2011
tallyho wrote:
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did notice he was an African/American until he was sworn in then he became black
I think the minute blacks started celebrating the first "Black man in the White House",
....they assassinated King's Dream.

















But judging by the content of this character, I can see why.

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Tell me...Does it hurt much?

#965 Jan 21, 2011
tallyho wrote:
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but what about Bugs , no Moran no bleeding hearts , see what problems we encounter when we try to be politically correct
who gets the credit .......
To hell with Bugs and to hell political correctness.

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#967 Jan 21, 2011
yernogoood- wrote:
<quoted text>To hell with Bugs and to hell political correctness.
aaaaaaaaaaah

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Since: Oct 10

Didn't even notice, did you?

#968 Jan 21, 2011
Purple Gurl wrote:
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Does ASL have any racial slurs?
Surprising as it might seem. ASL carries over to many countries. Also, surprising to me was how many folks in Korea were deaf mutes and could read lips in both Korean and English.

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#971 Feb 15, 2011
N-words are N-words and by any other word would stink as much. No one can change that fact. Look at our current president's wife if you need any proof.

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#972 Feb 16, 2011
Nobody cares about who get's offended by a simple little word.

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