[Python-ideas] "slur" vs "insult"?

Hasan Diwan hasan.diwan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 11:49:16 EDT 2018

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On Fri, 21 Sep 2018 at 08:45, Rhodri James <rhodri at kynesim.co.uk> wrote:
> On 21/09/18 16:23, Ryan Gonzalez wrote:
> > Kinda OT, but I believe the connotation is that slur is use of the word,
> > whereas an insult is use directed at someone.
> According to Chambers online, a slur is "a disparaging remark intended
> to damage a reputation" while an insult is "a rude or offensive remark
> or action" (at least in the meanings we are talking about).  They have
> overlapping meanings but aren't identical.
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