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Re: racist vs racialist?

From:BP Jonsson <bpj@...>
Date:Monday, December 16, 2002, 10:16
At 21:41 10.12.2002 +1100, Tristan wrote:
> Another spelling is <Moslem>. I think the reason >here is because Arabic only phonemically has /i/ and /u/, but >phonetically has [e] and [o] as conditional realisations of them.
IMHO {Moslem} is probably based on the Persian pronunciation of the word. / B.Philip Jonsson B^)> -- (delete X!) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No man forgets his original trade: the rights of nations and of kings sink into questions of grammar, if grammarians discuss them. -Dr. Samuel Johnson (1707 - 1784)