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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Newer New Speak

    by , 05-11-2024 at 03:43 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Recently, I have seen the word Antisemitic many times, and many of the uses strike me as incorrect. To be anti anything, one must first define what that thing is, so I checked standard, authoritative sources, and the definition below from Oxford languages is a good, general, and authoritative definition.
    https://languages.oup.com/google-dictionary-en/

    “Semite; plural noun: Semites
    a member of any of the peoples who speak or spoke a Semitic language, including in ...