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Old December 21 2008, 12:11 AM   #67
ria 75
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Re: What do you dislike about The Dark Knight?

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I'm sorry, I can't hear you over the sound of my high-powered machine gun and the yells and cries of hundreds of dying japs!"
Ugh.

I'm sorry, Trekker, but I just can't let that one slide, no more than I could any other racial slur of the sort. I have to give you an infraction for that.
Context!
Trekker was just being faithful to the language of the period. What happened to the spirit of parody?

Not superheroes' greatest hour of glory

Plus a word search brings up these unwarned occurrences - context being similar.
http://trekbbs.com/showthread.php?p=...highlight=japs
http://trekbbs.com/showthread.php?p=...ps#post1936920
It all looks harmless to me.
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