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slur

Music
a. a performance or execution of a melodic interval of two or more notes in a part
b. the curved line (⌣ or ⌢) indicating this
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Each letter contained a printout of their comment or reaction on the Facebook thread, and racial slurs and insults.
Another political slur that is often used to denigrate a politician is 'rent-a-quote'.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren also joined in the outcry against Kappell at the time, condemning his use of the slur. "It is beyond unacceptable that this occurred.
She is alleged to have used a racial slur during a conversation at an Annapolis bar earlier this year, according to the Post report.
Harvard University professor Randall Kennedy, the author of a 2003 book on the slur, described the fraught history of the N-word in a 2016 interview with PBS.
Subsequent to that, the furious female complainant was believed to have visited several Pos Laju centres in south Johor over the past few days, demanding an explanation for the racial slur.
HUMZA Yousaf yesterday repeated demands for a Labour councillor to quit after claiming he has further evidence of racist slurs.
Another issue to consider regarding slurs is the extent to which some euphemistic language can be labeled a slur.
While the exercise of freedom of expression in the Philippines is alive and well, more so online, there were many who took serious offense at the racial slurs. Even in the most democratic of countries, a racial slur is considered unwarranted and intolerable and, in some cases, even punishable by law.
A Eugene couple was arrested Friday night on racial intimidation charges after a neighbor alleged that they referred to him with a racial slur and trespassed on his property, police said.
Slur Exercises, Trills, and Chromatic Octaves, by Andres Segovia and revised and edited by Larry Snitzler.