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celebratedrecluse wrote

let’s call a spade a spade

This is unrelated but, you may not be aware: this is a racial term, against black persons

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ruin wrote

Actually refers to the gardening tool. Pretty sure it’s origin is Greek.

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celebratedrecluse wrote

It is one of the double sayings, if I am not mistaken.

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celebratedrecluse wrote (edited )

Interesting, english seems to tilt back and forth like a child's see saw. Thanks for the further context; I think it's still racial charged in this moment of history, though the information is appreciated to me

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