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February 20th, 2010, 09:22 PM
Perfectly~Flawed's Avatar ♥ Proud Potterhead! ♥
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For the first time today my daughter was called a "half-breed" it was a older lady so I did not get upset...much.

Oreo, half-breed, mutt - What do you think of these terms? Is it on the same level as other deorgatory terms, in your opinion?

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February 20th, 2010, 09:51 PM
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HALF BREED? oooo That would make me ! My boy has already been called a mutt. . .I guess I find that less offensive than Half-breed. . .Not sure. he's only 2 weeks old, I guess I'll have to wait a bit and see what people come up wiht.
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February 21st, 2010, 07:08 PM
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uh ya..i take offense to that!! WOW!! i cant believe she said that..even if she was old..wait especially since she was old..holy crap! that would make me soo mad!! im sorry you had to hear that some people are so cruel sometimes!! your daughter is a doll!!
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February 21st, 2010, 11:54 PM
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I call myself a half breed.. lol It doesn't bother me to much..

I'm literally half and half.. My dad is 100% German (from Germany) and my mom is 100% Filipino (from the Philippines)..

As for my kids.. I wouldn't be offended at all if someone said that to me. Especially where I live where the population is 99% Caucasian.. I would also correct them and say my kids are 1/4, 1/4 and 1/2 Mexican.. Mixed like most Americans are..

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February 22nd, 2010, 01:29 PM
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Absolutley over the line. I do not see why people can't just call them BABIES. What is the need for terms like "mutt", "oreo" or "half breed"?? A child is a child no matter the color of their skin.

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