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The Washington Post cited comments by Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on how each generation needs to relearn linguistic boundaries.

There are a myriad examples of young people stumbling over the hazy line between free speech and offensive language, Jody Armour, a law professor at the University of Southern California, told The Washington Post last year.

“It’s a process that we go through every generation — reteaching and relearning what the linguistic boundaries are,” Armour said. “It’s like every year or two I turn on the TV and I see, yet again, some college students learning that you can’t wear an Afro and blackface to the Halloween party.”