This American Life: Racial Slurs Okay, Swearing Not Okay

In last week's This American Life episode, they put two instances of the (theoretically anti-Japanese but really just anti-Asian) racial slur "Jap" in a fun white American–centered nolstagic narrative about World War II (both instances are quoting people): And now the War Department received thousands of letters from eager volunteers-- that is, people eagerly volunteering […]