Date: Fri, 3 Oct 1997 02:59:33 -0400

From: Gareth Branwyn GarethB2[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM

Subject: Re: Language Nazi

In a message dated 10/3/97 2:15:50 AM, Bapopik[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM wrote:

This is from the syndicated cartoon "The Modern World" by Tom Tomorrow,

10-1-97, tomorrow[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]


"Feminazis" would like women to have the same opportunities in life as men.


CHARACTER TWO: What are you--some kind of LANGUAGE NAZI?

Has anyone made a list of all the "[blank] nazis" in popular usage? There

must be dozens. In Jargon Watch, we've had "body nazis" (fitness obsessives

who look down on the not-as-fit), "white light nazis" (new agers) and "rural

nazification" (the growing number of militias, klan and skinhead groups,