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  • n. Plural form of Eskimo.


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  • The only thing wrong with Eskimos is that they live so close to all those dirty canadians.


  • "Roswell," continued Jeff, who was proud to show off the learning of his young friends, "why do they call the Eskimos that name?"

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  • This fellow had spent a lot of time working with local tribesmen somewhere up in the area where the people we used to call Indians turned into the people we used to call Eskimos, and he told me something I never forgot.


  • In second grade we learned about the Inuit (who don't like to be called Eskimos, our teacher taught us), and how, though they sometimes ate caribou hoofs and other foods that we generally did not find on our own dinner tables, they were essentially like us.

    The Question That We Should Be Asking

  • The Eskimos were the only tribe in all of North and South America that never developed the tradition of a tribal ‘medicine man’ because they virtually never got sick.

    The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity

  • Continent the Eskimos did formerly live much farther south; there is surely a strong case made out, and therefore the probabilities are that the Eskimos are the representatives of the Cave-men of Europe.

    The Prehistoric World; or, Vanished races

  • "People called Eskimos," said his father, "who live by fishing and hunting."

    Tommy Trot's Visit to Santa Claus

  • We must again remind the reader here that the Eskimos are a simple as well as straightforward folk.

    Red Rooney The Last of the Crew

  • Arctic, who used to be once described as Eskimos before the era of political correctness.

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • The Eskimos were the one team that didn't lose anybody to the NFL, and they only lost one player to free-agency (Parker).

    London Free Press


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