Hypocorism by ArchieMoore

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A Work from “Words I Learnt From The English Class”
This piece says “Mooree (the Boree)” which is a hypocorism or ‘pet name/nick name’ but these names to a non-white are usually to do with your race, religion etc. “Boree” is a derogatory word for Aboriginal and is used to remind me of where I stand within the schoolyard.


aboriginal, archie, blackboard, boong, language, moore, on, onomatopoeia, pastel, racism, school, text, urban, words

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