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Old 06-20-2019, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by SamuelA View Post
https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/App...litary_slang#R



Skillset != intelligence. Being able to do residential/commercial electrical wiring is an example of a skill that pays extremely well but is doable by people of average (or probably below average) intelligence.

And yet...
https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/raghead

You can say oh, will, when someone in the military uses it... But that's bullshit.

You know why? We, right here in this thread, we aren't in the military- well, most of us aren't. Not currently. So it doesn't matter if your buddy back in basic used to brag that he joined so he could kill Muslims, it's a goddamn slur.

My ex coworker, a Marine who served in Afghanistan, referred to ragheads too. Also was known to refer to all sorts of races in unflattering ways. And when he said it, he meant "someone who looks Muslim."