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Racism and Bigotry require Intent.

Let's grant that point.

But the language (e.g., the use of "jew" as a verb in talking about salary negotiations) can still be offensive.

The speaker can speak without the intent to cause offense -- perhaps he speaks unthinkingly -- and can still count as a person who used offensive speech. We see this sometimes in children and foreigners -- but also sometimes in people who should really know better.

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