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let’s call a spade a spade
This is unrelated but, you may not be aware: this is a racial term, against black persons
[deleted] wrote (edited )
Actually refers to the gardening tool. Pretty sure it’s origin is Greek.
It is one of the double sayings, if I am not mistaken.
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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