As Washington mopes to the end of a losing NFL season, the controversy over the team's name appears to have plenty of fight left. To the language hound, however, the most remarkable aspect of this dispute may be its lack of historical context. This fact, it's important to emphasize, is...

The Real History of the Word Redskin. It's Not What You Think.

As Washington mopes to the end of a losing NFL season, the controversy over the team's name appears to have plenty of fight left. To the language hound, however, the most remarkable aspect of this dispute may be its lack of historical context. This fact, it's important to emphasize, is...

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Washington NFL team’s name only preserves Native American stereotypes

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Poll finds majority of Washington residents want to keep Redskins name

Asked if the name is offensive, 71% of the local NFL fans, including 83% of the team’s fans, said it is not.

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