Also, horrible-person-check yourself, which means NO use of the n-word, the f-word—any slur, really.
One slur is not good, while another is fine because the league has not lost any money in a consumer boycott of the name.
Cooper added: “If Alec Baldwin had yelled the n-word to that photographer, or yelled some anti-Jewish slur, it would be over!”
In 1992, when Dukakis lost to Bush Sr., it was practically a slur.
Some who have seen a clip of the episode released last week have noted that Courtney appears to slur her words.
The slur was undeserved; the waiting tires were flung on and secured by hurrying hands.
Yet the slur upon her identity could always 276hurt Nancy Nelson.
But the tendency of the present age is to slur and cut short everything.
You've thrown a slur upon her which people will never forget.
There was no slur on his credit, though; 'twas just a bit of temper.
"deliberate slight, disparaging or slighting remark," c.1600, from dialectal slur "thin or fluid mud," from Middle English slore (mid-15c.), cognate with Middle Low German sluren, Middle Dutch sloren "to trail in mud." Related to East Frisian sluren "to go about carelessly," Norwegian slora "to be careless." Literal sense of "a mark, stain, smear" is from 1660s in English. The musical sense (1746) is from the notion of "sliding." Meaning "act or habit of slurring" in speech is from 1882.
c.1600, "smear, soil by smearing," from slur (n.). Meaning "disparage depreciate" is from 1650s. In music, from 1746; of speech, from 1893. Related: Slurred; slurring.