Racist DVD Player?

Question MarkOne of the gifts exchanged this Christmas was a specific Pioneer DVD player my brother Ryan wanted.

The DVD box noted the player was black, but in addition to black used the term "Negro". I know enough French to know black in French is noir. Since negro is an ethnic slur, is this DVD player racist?

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Buffalo Sketchball

Nope, it is just Spanish.

Ole!

December 29, 2008 @ 9:51 PM

Toronto Mike

Ohhh, it's Spanish!

Usually our stuff is French and English only. I thought maybe a Japanese translator screwed up...

December 29, 2008 @ 9:54 PM

Buffalo Sketchball

Yeah, it is strange. Most electronics I see have all 3 languages. Must have been an oddball one that made its way up there.

December 29, 2008 @ 10:11 PM

Argie

So many jokes I could write here, but I won’t. I must remember I live and work in the GTA in 2008.

December 30, 2008 @ 12:29 PM

Jason | GetYourOJ.com

Japanese company, product made in Thailand, instructions in Spanish. What's so hard to follow? ;-)

December 30, 2008 @ 1:08 PM

Anonymous

Ess Spanish ese!

Negro=black.

December 31, 2008 @ 3:06 PM

Shower doors

How long do you spend a day coming up with stuff like this?

January 15, 2010 @ 12:59 AM

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