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Old November 29, 2021, 09:37 PM
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Not if you're Mexican, I would guess, but I'll defer to a Mexican.
Many times, what we English speakers would consider to be a slur on our character, latinos will use without a second thought. It's OK for a latino to call another latino gordo, flaco, or viejo, but we English speakers would take offense.

The English meaning of the word in question is pejorative. Consider your audience.