I Think Eskimo Is An Offensive Word

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    Am I Wrong to Think This???

    is eskimo an offensive word or not? i think it is...the inuit i know say so! but when i argued that my inuit relatives found the term eskimo offensive i was told only some do that for others its just a word. so which is it! am i the only one who cares!
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    26-30
    13 Responses May 17, 2008

    That Is the Question.....

    I don't know if Eskimo is an offensive word. I do know that is the term the use for certain native people up north. Eskimo 4 entries found.   Eskimo Eskimo–Aleut Eskimo curlew Eskimo dog http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eskimo...
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Sep 30, 2008
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