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Author Topic: The Correct Opinion Thread  (Read 1622 times)

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Re: The Correct Opinion Thread
« Reply #220 on: April 07, 2018, 10:43:36 pm »
“Latinx” is among the most cringe inducing descriptor terms and I may not be able to take the people who use it unironically seriously.

I haven't heard that one - to what does it refer?
It’s supposed to be a gender neutral form of “Latino/Latina” because certainly people consider Spanish to be a sexist language due to pronoun tenses and the like. What bothers me the most is that the x is  supposed to be pronounced as an x, which makes it sound like cough medicine. It’s also somewhat redundant given that “Hispanic” fills its role (unless connotations of colonialism immediately come into your mind).

So if I'm talking about a hot Spanish chick, I have to refer to her as LatinX?

 

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