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Old 14 February 2018, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by ChasFink View Post
The fact that it took me some time to figure out what R-word you were talking about illustrates exactly why actual words do have to be used in academic settings.
We do have to allow that some of the classroom would be from other countries. (Otherwise, no, no one at Princeton needs to be told which n-word.) In any case, it's rather trivial if delicate matter to say the word in the context of "this is what we mean by the replacement" without using it in the context.
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