According to a 1991 poll, most black
Americans prefer to be called black Americans;
what was their second choice?
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics, linguistics, neologism, idiom, cant, and argot.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
The 1991 study polled 759 people; the
results were: 72% chose black American; 15%
chose African-American; 3% chose
Afro-American, and 2% chose
no one chose darky.
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