Chris Rock once said that ATMs need to have some sort of screen that comes up after 3 am which would ask the person using it if they truly do need that money.
The same thing seems to applies to television cameras.
It’s quite interesting reading and seeing news from the Antipodes, particularly when one has an American perspective. Despite the occasional moaning about political correctness (which is truly just “the golden rule” secularised), I think Americans on the whole try to keep our language in check at least when in front of a television camera.
Case in point: a shooting in Sydney’s Kings Cross (think Times Square pre-Giuliani) the weekend before last.
I always thought wog reffered to people from the Meditteranean (both sides of it)
all the way to India. According to Answers.com
, however it means just those from the African side of the Meditteranean all the way to India. It’s likely from the term “Golliwog,” which was basically another version of Sambo. Yeah, it’s a real peach of a phrase.
And the report isn’t kidding about all the YouTube hype over her, although how bizarre is it that a R-rated crime description would send someone into 15 minutes of fame territory?