Can someone explain me why YA is so exagerately sensitive to the use of certain words, as the term "Negr0id"?
I mean, it's totally absurd... It's not the insult word, it's the anthropological term for this ethnic group, just like Caucasoid and Mongoloid. Check out my answer here : http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=ArLsxC4kTUCu20g7Ry1NqFzsy6IX;_ylv=3?qid=20100908135552AAOSlth&show=7#profile-info-CZEonHdLaa and the wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negroid_race WTF? Even the Wiki page is blocked... Well google it on Wiki then
Asked By: Ho Ho Ho - 9/8/2010
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Because it is not a Politically Correct word. Political Correctness is an assault on free speech, and Yahoo Answers totally subscribes to it. It is not dangerous here in YA itself; at the very least PC can be annoying and frustrating but IN SOME AREAS of daily life, it is already an assault in Common Sense and... More
Answered By: ♦♦♦ Liebestod ♦♦♦ - 9/8/2010
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Answered By: boo - 9/8/2010
Negroid. I wrote it and nothing happned. Was something supposed to happen?
Answered By: Charles joined 01 April 2009 - 9/8/2010
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Answered By: KaiLee - 9/8/2010
Now now, we don't want to offend yahoo's favorite apes.
Answered By: Hermie Butmar - 9/8/2010
Answered By: Vanneerlastff Gua - 9/8/2010
Remove the "id" and that's why it's blocked.
Answered By: yuckfiиamite * - 9/8/2010
Answered By: Natasha - 9/8/2010
I'm guessing it's because it confuses it for the racial slur which really just means black in spanish which then turned into some racial slur... More
Answered By: agnostic latino - 9/8/2010
Ok, I'll be the voice of the opposition... More
Answered By: antiesta - 9/9/2010
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