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ziq wrote (edited )

me neither

From Ancient Greek -ειδής (-eidḗs), -οειδής (-oeidḗs) (the ο being the last vowel of the stem to which the suffix is attached); from εἶδος (eîdos, “form, likeness”).

it's not ableist to any greek speaker and searching 'oid ableist' brings up nothing. I think what probably happened is some leftist got offended at being called it and declared it was ableist in order to shame and shut down their opponent and other people just believed them


kano wrote (edited )

Well I could find this about it when I was trying to learn something about it

I also came across this this nasty ass Reddit thread where people are arguing about it.


ziq wrote

When people stop saying 'android' and 'sphereoid' and 'humanoid' and 'asteroid' and the hundreds of other words that end in oid, I'll stop saying leftoid (left droid).