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Welsh slur noted

Your Nov. 29 front page headline story, “Records unveil layers of secrecy at Spokane City Hall,” is a fascinating and important story that I predict will win awards for reporter Nicholas Deshais and The Spokesman-Review.

Attorney Bob Dunn is quoted in the article as saying in regards to city officials that they “welched on the deal.” Someone needs to inform Dunn that use of the word “welched” is an ethnic slur to the Welsh people and all people of Welsh descent, as it refers to the Welsh people and their supposed tendency to not keep their promises. The Welsh are no more likely to break promises than any other group of people.

William Lloyd

Coeur d’Alene



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