However, since the terms epithet and slur (as well as pejorative) are often conflated and used interchangeably in the literature (see for example Hom 2008, Hom 2010, and RSDB
2013) one might find some motivation to aspire toward a unified overarching account of both poetic and non-poetic varieties of these paradigmatically derogatory terms.
But the second part of the plan had to be abandoned in September after HHBV failed to raise funds on the financial markets for the acquisition of RSDB
, which, after being combined with the Quebecor operation, would have formed a pan-European printing giant.
However, a few weeks later it revealed that the deal had collapsed because of a lack of support from RSDB
The activities, comprising 18 printing and finishing facilities with more than 4,000 staff producing mainly publication products, is being merged with those of RSDB
of the Netherlands in a joint venture in which Quebecor will have a 30 percent stake and the Dutch company the remainder.
divested all of its European printing operations in November to RSDB
of the Netherlands in a joint venture in which Quebecor will have a 30 percent stake and the Dutch company the remainder in the new group, which will be the largest independent printing group in Europe with annual sales of 1.3 billion [euro] ($1.9 billion) (please see related article on page 16).