Term Newfie: Newfoundland-Related Books and Twitter Account
term newfie: The Twitter account for CNN's Parts Unknown used the term Newfie in a now-deleted tweet promoting this Sunday's hotly anticipated episode on Newfoundland and Labrador, according to CTV. The official Parts Unknown account shared an article with Newfoundland-related books and local slang, saying Embrace the Newfies as they are. ST. JOHN'S, N.L. -- Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain's TV show has apologized for calling Newfoundlanders by a diminutive nickname many find offensive. Users were quick to jump on the use of a term that's considered derogatory, with origins implying Newfoundlanders are unintelligent and lazy. Ah, you had me until you called me a Newfie. One man tweeted that a fair portion of Newfoundlanders find the term 'Newfie' offensive and said it was hard to understand why they used it in an otherwise excellent article. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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