Raptors Forum | Toronto Raptors Forums & Message Boards - View Single Post - editing mark twain for modern sensibilities
View Single Post
Old 01-06-2011, 11:09 AM   #9 (permalink)
Raptorman
@ www.raptorman.ca

RF Affiliate

 
Raptorman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Toronto
Posts: 3,236
Representing:
Send a message via MSN to Raptorman
Default

Two issues here. First, like LX says, there is an opportunity to educate. The word was accepted back in the day (mainly because blacks had no say).

Second. Where does it stop? Soon no one will ever die in a novel read by under 12 y/os. Shakespeare will be outlawed.

Leave dem books alone!
Raptorman is offline   Boss Key Wife Key Reply With Quote