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Reply to "Teacher suspended for ten days, after calling student Nigga!"

It's actually fairly obvious what the most probable situation was. "Nigga" is an widely used slang word amongst non-racist teenagers, I know because I am a teenager. I for one do not have any trouble believing that this word is in frequent use by students in the class in question. In that case, to use the word in a mocking manner, to critique the language which is often coupled with a specific attitude, one which requires teachers to have to remind students to do simple tasks like sitting down at an appropriate time, (the kid didn't seem stupid from the information given, ergo an attitude of indifference), would be perfectly normal. It would be very much like a situation where a student upon skipping a test because of sheer lack of interest says: "I forgot there was a test that day guy," and a teacher responds "Too bad, you get a zero... guy."

For those pedants among you who would quibble the point that the student did not say the word before the teacher did, thus attempting to negate the argument of sarcastic response in a disciplinary fashion, let me remind you that this is slang we are discussing. Imagine people who say "nigga" as often as some people say "like," then think about the probability that the student said it before entering into conversation with the teacher, thus provoking comment.

To draw a parallel to slang, the word "juke" used to be slang meaning to have sex, thus the word "jukebox" was come upon as they were present in, to put it bluntly, whorehouses. For those of you who have their heads up their asses, (you don't know who you are), I think i'll start a mini-scandal about the word jukebox.
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The Slang Parallel
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Friend: Wow, you have a jukebox in your house? I wish I had one.
Me: (Incensed) DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT WORD MEANS!
Friend: umm....
Me: YOU JUST SAID I LIVED IN A WHOREHOUSE!
Friend: *stunned silence*

the sarcasm continues...
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The Second Mimic Since Breakfast
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Me: If you are all that concerned about the language, care, first of all, that "AA" kids are using the term, and secondly about a culture where a teacher has to mimic his students [potty] language to grab their attention for a few seconds.

Misc. Angry Person: yaddayadda poor kid yaddayadda hearsay always reliable (implied) yaddayadda. [I wish I could sh*t my pants, but my heads too far up my ass].

Me: *stunned silence*

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Space/Time? Einstein's Got Nothing On Me
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Misc Angry Person: They reacted after someone cried foul. If someone else had have cried foul earlier, then they... hold on a second...

Me: *stunned silence*

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The Black Helicopters, Roswell, and You
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Misc Angry Person: If a subordinate does something wrong, it PROVES all the leadership above that position also is doing the same thing wrong. (Ill defined link suggesting racist government policies).

Me: *stunned silence*

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It isn't hard to see what you expected to see, especially if that's all you're looking for - Anonymous
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