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    colored man

    Hi

    A colored man I know claims that the rain brought him a litter of puppies.

    Does "colored man" mean that he was probably black?

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    Re: colored man

    Not necessarily. Anyway, it has a dated an unacceptable feel about it now. Is there any need to mention the colour (BrE) of the man's skin?

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    Re: colored man

    It's from an old book. Probably that's why the author says "colored man".

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    Re: colored man

    A joke. (2:40, not particularly funny )

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