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Old 12-07-2018, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Budget Player Cadet View Post
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(I'd write that in fire, 30 feet high, if I could, but I can't, so we'll have to go with this instead.)

It's not a double standard because of context. Specifically, the context of reclaiming a slur. A black man saying to another man, "Mah Nigga!" simply means something different to a white man calling a black man "Nigger!" - specifically, the way Shodan seems insistent on using the term. I don't know why it's so hard for conservatives to grasp this.
It's even more than that -- two different words (though with very closely related linguistic backgrounds), generally used in two different dialects of English.