the N-word


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the N-word

A euphemism that refers to and is used to avoid saying the word "nigger," an extremely offensive racial epithet used against people of African descent. Typically used in discussion of the word "nigger" or when reporting its use so that one does not actually have to say it. The senator resigned after an anonymous source leaked a video of him using the N-word.
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The agency alleges that on or about July 27, 2017, the maintenance supervisor called Stubblefield the N-word and accused Stubblefield of complaining about being assigned "N-word work." Stubblefield allegedly complained to a managing member of the company about the use of racial slurs by the maintenance supervisor on that same day.
ITV have denied Sherif Lanre's shock claim that aLove Islandco-star used the N-word repeatedly while singing the lyrics of a rap song.
Ironically for a film about the friendship between two guys-one white, the other black-a controversy erupted when Viggo used the racial slur, the N-word, during a conversation moderated by film critic Elvis Mitchell following an LA screening of 'Green Book.' Talking about hate speech, Viggo uttered the N-word as an example of what's no longer used in regular conversations.
"Women, are the n-word of the world," she wrote in a since-deleted tweet "Raped, beaten, enslaved, married off, worked like dumb animals; denied education and inheritance; enduring the pain and danger of childbirth and life IN SILENCE for THOUSANDS of years.
The teenager, of Cambuslang, near Glasgow, was said to have used the N-word in deleted tweets and it was claimed she referred to 9/11 terrorists as "smelly P*** b***s".
"He says the N-word, he calls Eric [Trump] the r-word," Arnold said when he appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" 
The Dublin actor said the use of the N-word in Steve McQueen's heist drama Widows exposes the frailties of a father lashing out at his son.
I did get called the N-word, but by someone passing in a car who shouted it out the window - but that's just a pup with no manners.
"On this phone conversation, I was told exactly what Donald Trump said -- yes, the N-word and others in a classic Trump-goes-nuclear rant -- and when he'd said them," Newman says in her book, according to excerpts.
Shares dropped on Wednesday following a Forbes report that Schnatter used the N-word, a highly offensive slur to refer to blacks, in a conference call.
In the memo, Hastings said the first episode involving Friedland's "descriptive use of the N-word" happened several months ago at a public relations meeting about sensitive words.
CONTROVERSY over the use of the N-word has hit the headlines again after a white woman was booed at US singer Kendrick Lamar's gig for singing it on stage.
Some members of the Birmingham Pussycats were also accused of using the n-word while singing to Kanye West's chart-topping hit Gold Digger.
Harold and Minor, the Winfield Township Republican chairman, were embroiled in a bitter battle of words with Harold saying Minor used the N-word repeatedly and asked if she were a lesbian during an introductory meeting the pair had in October.
The n-word is not for us to use and, frankly speaking, we haven't struggled to use it," Big Hass said.