1996-12-21 - Re: Ebonics

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From: “Timothy C. May” <tcmay@got.net>
To: “Matthew J. Miszewski” <mjmiski@execpc.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-12-21 03:55:24 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 19:55:24 -0800 (PST)

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From: "Timothy C. May" <tcmay@got.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 1996 19:55:24 -0800 (PST)
To: "Matthew J. Miszewski" <mjmiski@execpc.com>
Subject: Re: Ebonics
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At 9:15 PM -0600 12/20/96, Matthew J. Miszewski wrote:

>Jesus Tim.  You're letting your lilly white show.

Yeah, Matt, in a free society I wouldn't have to "speak Ebonics."

(Personally, I interviewed several folks while I was at Intel who could not
speak standard English. I recommended against their hiring, and they in
fact did not get invites to be interviewed at the main facilities. So much
for their jive talk habits.)

Understand, I have nothing against the colored people speaking "Ebonics" to
each other, or to anyone who'll listen. But I don't have to deal with this
nonsense, nor do I have to hire them.

(Until the People's Republic of Political Correctness demands that I
"justify" why not speaking standard English is a "valid job requirement,"
and refuses to take my "Because I say it is" as a valid answer. Not
surprisingly, the Clintonistas have decided to enter the Proposition 209
challenge on the side of the pro-discrimination side.)

If I were designing a genocidal program to destroy the colored race, I
would be pushing for Ebonics, for encouraging coloreds to study "Human
Potential" and "African History" instead of math, science, and engineering,
and pushing for hiring quotas.

--Tim May

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