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Jew and Jewish :


“Jew” as an adjective (“Jew lawyer”) is an ethnic insult; the word is “Jewish.”


But people who object to “Jew” as a noun are being oversensitive. Most Jews are proud to be called Jews.


The expression “to Jew someone down"—an expression meaning “to bargain for a lower price”—reflects a grossly insulting stereotype and should be avoided in all contexts.





























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