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Are you offended by the terms "cracker" & "nigger"? adult content

Not meant to be offensive.. just want to know your opinion..


Asked by SuperrMommyy at 3:03 PM on Aug. 20, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Cracker comes from the sound of the whip as it was used on the slaves."

    I did not know that. Ya learn something every day.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 7:58 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • only when they are said in a derogatory manner.


    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 3:05 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • I am not personally offended by either term, but I find both terms offensive. I hope that makes sense.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 3:07 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • Yes.

    They are BOTH ugly words.

    But it is one thing to call someone one of those words, and another to use them in a discussion to try to point out how they shouldn't be used at all, by ANYONE.

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 3:14 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • Do you know where the terms came from? How they came to be?

    Cracker comes from the sound of the whip as it was used on the slaves.
    Nigger comes from Negro and Niger, meaning Black.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:08 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • I dont care for labels & name-calling. And I hate the "N" word! I also think it's self-deprocating when blacks use it on ea. other. I thought they buried that word a couple years ago in Detroit! We need more positive energy in this world- Instead of that "n' word- how about "neighbor" instead.

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 3:09 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • Nope because Nigger, to me, is an act of laziness that can come from any race rather than a color of skin. As for cracker...That just makes me want peanut butter for them.

    Answer by Jademom07 at 3:09 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • I do find the "n" word to be offensive. Cracker, not as much, but the other I do consider among my top three, which are the "n" word, "fag/faggot" (when used in reference and condescension towards homosexuals, not in terms of a cigarette, lol), and "c*nt"(especially when said by a man in reference to a woman).

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 3:17 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • Sticks and stones......

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:45 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

  • They are derogatory terms.

     IMO, classy and educated people do not use derogatory terms.


    Answer by Sisteract at 4:23 PM on Aug. 20, 2010