A ghetto is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially
because of social, legal, or economic pressure. The term was originally used in
Venice to describe the part of the ...
Apr 27, 2014 ... The word "ghetto" is an etymological mystery. Is it from the Hebrew get, or bill of
divorce? From the Venetian ghèto, or foundry? From the ...
The word ghetto means slag, from the Latin word gettare, to pour or to cast. ... not
at first called Ghettos because that Italian name did not enter the European ...
Mar 4, 2009 ... Anatoly reviews possible origins of the word 'ghetto.' ... The supporters of the guet
etymology did not explain why a French word was used ..... I will give the whole
matter more thought and if I come up with more meat to put on ...
ghettos: The Nazis revived the medieval term ghetto to describe their device of
concentration and control, the compulsory "Jewish Quarter." Ghettos were usually
Jun 16, 2009 ... The term "ghetto" is often an overused and stereotypical term used to .... by
jumping in here, but did you know that you come across as a racist, ...
May 13, 2011 ... then calling me names; and finally, saying that she would never come back to my
ghetto neighborhood again. That's when I got really ...
May 20, 2013 ... linguist Anatoly Liberman speculates that the word might even come ... but
Venetians did not intend to isolate the Jews all the time,” he says.
Jan 15, 2016 ... Why is this word sometimes considered offensive? ... Film director Quentin
Tarantino came under fire for using the word "ghetto" at the Golden Globes
earlier this week. .... So as some listeners would see it, Tarantino did not just
dismiss film .... 7 John Kerry urges Russia 'to come clean' · 8 ...
1610s, "part of a city in which Jews are compelled to live," especially in Italy, from
Italian ghetto "part of a city to which Jews are restricted," of unknown origin.