>science is the study or observation of etc... Etymology is >the study of words and their historical derivatives etc >etc... You are correct in stating the linguistics aspect of >this, but you are misconstruing the point. Etymology is a >science because you are studying, gathering information to >make it relevant to whatever the circumstances may be.
Ah. You're right, I'm wrong.
>Add on: You are the only one w/this erroneous assertion of >Black people having the ability to be racist. It is bigger >than me not liking someone based on their ethnicity, that's >called pre-judging someone. Nettrice eloquently responded >to this post stating it is all about power! I have to >concur w/her assessment. So now on this note...
You may concur, but you'd be wrong. To prove this, I once again refer you to the definition of the word "racist", posted above. I think you will find no references to "power" whatsoever.