Blame My Parents

In the seventeen and a half years that I lived at home before I joined the Navy, I never heard either of my parents use an ethnic slur.  You know those words that refer derogatorily to a person of Italian heritage or one of Polish background or a person whose ancestors came from the continent of Africa.

So, when I left home for Navy Boot Camp I was rather naive.  Fifty five years later I have heard every slur/cuss word imaginable.  But, without trying to sound like a goody-two-shoes, my children and grandchildren have never heard those words from either Mrs. Chief or me.

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