Date: Fri, 29 Aug 1997 21:58:33 -0400

From: "Jeutonne P. Brewer" jpbrewer[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]HAMLET.UNCG.EDU

Subject: Re: Queries: _Am. Tongues_ & Slang

On Fri, 29 Aug 1997, Peter Richardson wrote:

what did they cut out of the 'high school version' of american


I haven't seen it, but I'll bet it's the "n" word and the part about the

ice chest.

Peter R.

I suspect you are right, although I have never seen the short version.

I use the original version even in a shorter class period. That means

that I have to be sensitive to and prepare the class for what they

will hear. However, I think the loss of the ice chest part would be



Jeutonne P. Brewer, Associate Professor

Department of English

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC 27412

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