RE: Persian or Farsi? (was RE: Decimal separator with more than o ne c haracter?)

From: Karl Pentzlin (
Date: Sat May 24 2003 - 18:02:57 EDT

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    Am Samstag, 24. Mai 2003 um 14:27 schrieb Roozbeh Pournader:

    RP> Anyway, it is politically-incorrect to call it 'Farsi'.

    "not preferred" or "not standard conformant" accepted, but "politically
    incorrect"? I thought the latter requires any offensiveness (like "Eskimo"
    vs. "Inuit") or discrimination (like "espaņol" vs. "castellano" in
    Spain). Is the English word "Farsi" really "bad" rather than "wrong"?
    - Karl

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