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Cushi - Modern Hebrew Usage
... Initially in Modern Israeli Hebrew, the term "Cushi" was not used as a pejorative term ... Other words were used to describe dark skin as a pejorative term, for example, the word "Schwartz" (Yiddish שוואַרצע), taken from its similar meaning in the ... the word "Cushi" became a racist slur as a result of the identification of its terms in English, "Nigger" and "Negro" ...

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    There are other letters for the child to learn than those which Cadmus invented. The Spaniards have a good term to express this wild and dusky knolwedge, Grammatica parda, tawny grammar, a kind of mother-wit derived from that same leopard to which I have referred.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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    John Ashbery (b. 1927)