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  •  She wasn't full time (2+ / 0-)
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    lgmcp, evergreen2

    More important, she would never call herself a "nanny." In her eyes, that's for Mary Poppins. And none of her AA friends would ever have called themselves a nanny, either.

    Getting paid and treated fairly was more important in my eyes than what she was called.

    •  Absolutely getting paid and being treated fairly (0+ / 0-)

      was more important than what she was called.

      If she wasn't full time, then perhaps she was more of a babysitter in what she was actually doing ?

      Interesting that she didn't call herself a nanny and none of her African American friends did either. I wonder if it was a difference in what they were doing, or a difference in passed down terminology ?

                      Thanks for the reply :)

      Torture is ALWAYS wrong, no matter who is inflicting it on whom.

      by Chacounne on Wed Aug 17, 2011 at 12:24:15 PM PDT

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