Thursday, April 18, 2019

The storm over Winnipeg's Whiteout and why words matter

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/opinion-winnipeg-jets-whiteout-1.5100772

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Selected quote: "This is not a call to abolish Whiteout parties, but is it going to hurt anything to call it a Blizzard or a Snowstorm? These two other words mean exactly the same thing, but have less potential for racist undertones."