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  • It's just a cruel word, isn't it Treeseed? No matter what the context.

    March 2, 2008

  • The OED says "nigger toe n. U.S. slang (offensive) (a) a variety of potato (obs.); (b) a Brazil nut." It's also an offensive former name for a kind of freshwater mussel.

    March 1, 2008

  • I feel the same way, skipvia.

    March 1, 2008

  • It shouldn't, but it does. I can't think of another word that affects me like this. I suspect it's a product of my upbringing. It was always associated with hate or prejudice.

    March 1, 2008

  • You mean the word itself bothers you? Simply set down on the screen?

    March 1, 2008

  • See also nigger toes.

    You know, most words don't bother me. They're just syllables. Nigger is not one of those. It still bothers me a lot.

    March 1, 2008