Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 15:03:56 GMT
From: "Spyderman" <>
Subject: Re: Saab or GM?

Gee wiz, I'm surprized Dave "I-have-a-comment-about-everyones-postings" didn't chime in on this one. Where is that "spamcop" when you don't need him huh? "Johannes H Andersen" <> wrote in message > > > tom reingold wrote: > > > > On 12/24/2002 4:42 PM:Paul Halliday wrote > > > > > By Jap, do you mean Oriental? I have a Hyundai S-Coupe as well as two Saabs. > > > I wouldn't call it no-maintenance. I have a bad flow-sensor that mis-fires > > > like an overboosting turbo. It's a pig. "Jap" cars are all electronics and > > > prone to hideous failure. Still, the 3.0L Supra is one hell of a drive. > > > > Firstly, he said Japanese, not Jap. In case you don't know, Jap is a > > racist term. I know, I know, it sounds innocuous, especially since it's > > just an abbreviation. But it has come to have the same status as the > > word nigger. > > And who decides such things? If the poster didn't know, as it is not well > known, then presumably it was not used in a racist context and should not > be interpreted as such. You can read all sorts of things into everything > if you want to. > > Johannes

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