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anybody find the term halfling more offensive than the word midget?

like wtf you are calling someone half a person. that's messed up in my opinion
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InOtterWords · F Best Comment
Halfing is another name for a hobbit.

Tbh I get called every short name in the book, as long as it is said without malice I'm cool
mrlopez · 26-30, M
[@406205,InOtterWords] can i just call you the otter lady?
[@1161949,mrlopez] of course you can 😁

Tbh I didn't even realise the extent of how offensive midget was until I was around 16 because my friend started gasping everytime I would say it.

Chill girl, you got asthma?

I legit thought it was just a describing word like Giant.

Halfing definitely sounds more offensive. Kinda like half-caste.
mrlopez · 26-30, M
[@607935,HijabaDabbaDoo] i just found out the other day how offensive it is. I never met a little person, now that i think about it. exactly, sounds like the person only get half a vote or something
KaiTheHuman · 18-21
Is that term used outside of fantasy novels? 😂
mrlopez · 26-30, M
[@731023,KaiTheHuman] yes, apparently

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