Re: Offending People's Minds

Sunah Cherwin (
Sun, 25 Aug 1996 10:13:28 -0800

> >"Stupid" is a highly emotive word.
> Exactly. But if we used it as if it weren't, then the
> emotive connotation might wear off.
You mean to say that it is good to wear the emotional connotations off of
English words, right?

I could see this in another language, maybe, but English has a range of
connotative words for just about everything, you could pick precisely the
one you want.