Date: Tue, 18 Oct 1994 22:28:19 -0700 From: Birrell Walsh Subject: Re: offending idioms On Tue, 18 Oct 1994, Terry Pratt, UPEI wrote: > Dead white European male. > Terry, ya dinna understand. "Dead white European male" is PROGRESSIVE. What is progressive cannot be insensitive, and if you think it is, you are being DEFENSIVE. Any questions? There will be a quiz, of course.