Friday, June 04, 2010

Real Dictionary Comes Through

The derogatory term, Raghead, is all over the news today.

South Carolina state Senator Jake Knotts used the ethnic slur Raghead to refer to Rep. Nikki Haley, whose parents immigrated from India. "We've got a raghead in Washington, we don't need a raghead in the Statehouse," Knotts said on an Internet political talk show. He later apologized, saying the remarks were meant as a joke.

What does it Mean? EP's Real Dictionary comes to the rescue-- "Raghead is a derogatory term for a middle eastern or indian individual. the rag refers to the traditional head dresses, such as turbans, worn by some in those ethnic groups"!