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Old 12-09-2018, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by andros View Post
I imagine he's getting caught up a bit both on the derivation of "nigga" as the non-rhotic AAVE pronunciation of "nigger" and as a reclamation of a slur. The one derived from the other; they are no longer the same.
Originally Posted by Budget Player Cadet View Post
Even if they were, the context matters. Just like with literally every other piece of language.
Originally Posted by Evil Economist View Post
They're spelled differently, pronounced differently, and mean different things, but you don't think they're different words?
As BPC notes, context is everything. I can assure you that both forms can be spoken to mean the exact same thing.