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Comment: Re:Oh, stop acting surprised, Iran (Score 1, Informative) 289

Greetings sir, I just want to call you out on the use of Anti-Semitism. It basically means "against Semitic languages", which is more than just Hebrew. It isn't even the #1 Semitic language. Arabic has more speakers. It just sounds silly.

Please call it Anti-Hebrew, Anti-Jewish or Anti-Israel sentiments.

This is a ridiculous, inaccurate attempt at nitpicking BlueStrat's totally valid and appropriate use of the term "anti-semitism." The term "anti-semitism" does NOT "basically mean 'against Semitic languages.'" It means "hostility toward or discrimination against Jews as a religious, ethnic, or racial group." We all know that there are other Semitic languages, but the term "anti-semitism" has never commonly been used to describe hostility toward Hebrew, Arabic, Aramaic, or Chaldean (etc.) languages. I assume you already know this, and are simply trying to come off as erudite and superior. Nice try.

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