You raise a good, and troubling point. I brought this up at our lunch room table today (the OU racism and the swift reaction by the university's president). My "critical friend" then challenged the whole Dalhousie University School of Dentistry facebook incident, and asked pretty much the same question you did. » 3/10/15 2:13pm 3/10/15 2:13pm

I read all the time as a child. Much of it not age appropriate (thanks Dad, for also being a reader) and as such I often ran across unfamiliar words. Once, when I was about five, my mother was driving my friend and his mother to a swimming lesson when I asked her if "ass" was a bad word. » 2/21/15 1:13pm 2/21/15 1:13pm