National Affairs: Jewfish Out?

Another quirky apostrophe to the current culture appeared in last week's Christian Century. It read: "Anti-Semitic Fishermen Please Take Notice—A somewhat unusual episode in the campaign for better relations between Jews and Gentiles is the renaming of the 'Jew fish,' which hereafter is to be called the 'June fish,' at least in the New York aquarium. Jews protested that a fish 'so ugly and so named was an insult to their race.' "*

Last week, Manhattan Jews gazed resentfully at the groupers in the New York aquarium, and at the placard on the grouper...

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