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Bud Savoie 'Offensive' words in song lyrics (73* d) RE: 'Offensive' words in song lyrics 05 Oct 00

For what it may be worth, as a French-Canadian-American, I am not offended by the term "Frog," unless it is obviously said pejoratively, which is about where "Brit" and "Yankee" and "Aussie" are. In fact, "Frog" has been taken up and used by the French in the same way that "Yankee" and "Brit" and "Aussie" are by those people. What makes a word offensive is its context and intent.

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