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Controversies about the word "niggardly" - Wikipedia

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In the United States, there have been several controversies concerning the word "niggardly", an ... "Nigger", a racist insult in English, derives from the Spanish/ Portuguese word...

Does "renege" have any racial overtones, or is it otherwise offensive?

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Jul 13, 2012 ... I used the word "renege" in a meeting the other day (something like, "the vendor decided to renege on their offer of shipping replacement SAN ...

Renege | Definition of Renege by Merriam-Webster

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Define renege: to refuse to do something that you promised or agreed to do ... always welshes on his deals"); however, since that word may have come from Welsh, meaning a native of Wales in Britain, some people think it might be offensive.

Renig | Definition of Renig by Merriam-Webster

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Define renig: renege. ... This word doesn't usually appear in our free dictionary, but we've shared just a bit of the information that appears in our premium ...

These Words You Use Every Day Have Racist/Prejudiced Pasts ...

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Oct 24, 2013 ... Over time, word origins are forgotten, and words and phrases that were previously taboo or offensive no longer carry the same weight.

Urban Dictionary: renig

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Renig. In spades, to play a card of a different suit to win the book, knowing you have the suit that was originally played. ... Random Word. 2 ... there is no definition for that incorrect spelling, because it's racist and used incorrectly to imply it's ...

Renege « The Word Detective

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Jun 2, 2009 ... Renege. A thousand times no. Dear Word Detective: All through my adolescent and adult life I have used the wordrenege” when it comes to ...

Racist denies she's a racist – says “Don't Renig in 2012” - Eclectablog

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Mar 19, 2012 ...RENIG” is not a misspelling of the wordrenege”, it's saying “don't relelect a nigger in ... Ms. Smith insisted that the bumper sticker is not racist.

Is 'renig' a racist term, or is it a legit word? : NoStupidQuestions

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Jan 6, 2017 ... There is no such thing as a Stupid Question! Don't be embarrassed of your curiosity, everyone has questions that they may feel uncomfortable ...

Five Terms You Might Not Know Are Considered Racist

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Unbeknownst to you, you might be routinely using words or terms with racist origins. If you want to avoid this misstep, review the terms on this list.