In the United States, there have been several controversies concerning the word
"niggardly", an .... Norm Shearin, the deputy superintendent of schools for the
district, said the teacher m...
Jul 13, 2012 ... I used the word "renege" in a meeting the other day (something like, "the ... white
have the same metaphorical extensions (bad versus good) in ...
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 ... it's something a
black person always does, yes, people of all races do bad things, surprise
Jun 2, 2009 ... Renege. A thousand times no. Dear Word Detective: All through my adolescent
and adult life I have used the word “renege” when it comes to ...
Oct 24, 2013 ... When I was a kid, everyone used the phrase Indian giver. We didn't even think
about it. We weren't reprimanded by teachers, either. Admittedly ...
The debate over the word's etymology continues. ... newspaper the Telegraph: “
Gypped is an offensive word, it's derived from Gypsy and it's being used in ... Why
Racial Sensitivity Goes Beyond Political Correctness · Five Bad Excuses People
To renege is to go back on your word or fail to keep a promise. Not quite ... a
wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention. Add to List.
May 15, 2014 ... @Play Righter reneg is descended from a medieval latin phrase ..... Because it
was a bad word and wrong to hurt people, we didn't use it.
Feb 2, 2010 ... The colleague, a friend, told me he had been advised that "renege" was ... you're
probably not supposed to do: I repeated the bad words again ...
The intransitive sense of today's word, given above, may be used semi-
transitively with the preposition on: to renege on a promise. The semantic effect is