When did “enunciating” mean “sounding white?”

Skye Carr,
Virginia Beach, VA.

Throughout middle school and high school, people used to always call me an “Oreo” because I was one of the few black students in my class that spoke properly and enunciated my words. I’m curious when enunciating became something that only white people did.

 

When did “enunciating” mean “sounding white?”

Skye Carr,
Virginia Beach, VA.

Throughout middle school and high school, people used to always call me an “Oreo” because I was one of the few black students in my class that spoke properly and enunciated my words. I’m curious when enunciating became something that only white people did.

When did “enunciating” mean “sounding white?”

Skye Carr,
Virginia Beach, VA.

Throughout middle school and high school, people used to always call me an “Oreo” because I was one of the few black students in my class that spoke properly and enunciated my words. I’m curious when enunciating became something that only white people did.

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