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people of pallor

people of pallor
 n.— «“White” only describes what a few people look like, and it needs a dignified euphemism, like “People of pallor.”» —“Kiss Me—I’m “White’” by Rob Morse San Francisco Chronicle Mar. 14, 2001. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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