One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used as a euphemism for the word ‘nigger’, with reference to the latter's extreme offensiveness as a racial slur.‘they drop the N-bomb like it's nothing’
- ‘A few weeks later, he "dropped the 'n-bomb' on me" during a game.’
- ‘In broad daylight, on a busy intersection, they generally leave the N-bomb at home.’
- ‘Don't drop the N-bomb and think it's cute because historically the word is synonymous with degradation.’
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