Apropos of nothing, Malaysia’s Star newspaper today offers an abridged guide, with definitions, to racial slurs, or “ethnophaulisms,” as writer S.S. Yoga politely calls them. Included in the round-up are at least three about Jews, ranging from the some usual suspects (“kike,” anyone?) to the more obscure (“flash: Acronym for F***ing Lazy American S**t Head. Used by Israelis to refer to American tourists used to an easier standard of living”). Here’s hoping for a future installment that includes, among chink, wetback, dago, the conspicuously missing JAP.
Slurs Around the World [The Star]