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Can you use the word "lynch" in a story?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by BurnsWhenIPee, Jun 3, 2019.

  1. JRoyal

    JRoyal Well-Known Member

    Well, this went off the rails.
  2. Raven

    Raven Well-Known Member

    Now, now, children.
  3. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

    Actually, it makes you ignorant and racist, for not understanding the underlying meaning of the word.
  4. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member


    That's the meaning. You can take your underlying meaning and go to your safe place.
  5. Doc Holliday

    Doc Holliday Well-Known Member

    So does this mean you will be using these words in your copy now? I'd like to read some examples and see how well that works out for you.
  6. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    No, I doubt I would use them because it'd trigger too many people like you who can't use a dictionary.
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