In the US, this word has been misinterpreted as related to nigger and taken as offensive. Whether a word is abusive, pejorative, neutral, affectionate, old-fashioned, etc. In the remake the dog's name is "Digger".
Editions published by Puffin after Ransome's death changed the word to 'negroes'.
Salt Lake City, Utah: But you didn't need to treat them bad, that just made them stupid. However, trends indicate that usage of the term in intragroup settings is increasing even amongst white youth, due to the popularity of rap and hip hop culture.
The editor of Green Egg , a magazine described in The Encyclopedia of American Religions as a significant periodical, published an essay entitled "Niggers of the New Age". Myths and Misconceptions of the English Language. Sometimes other substitutes for "nigger" were used.
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