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Postby Dr Legostar on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:21 am

rock_dash wrote:
Joel Fagin wrote:Yeah, some language is just too harsh. People take offence on automatic and only wonder later if it was intended in jest.

"Doody head" would have been better.

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Agreed. "Cunt" is one of the few truely offensive words left in the english language. Everything else is just sort of overused and not really shocking anymore. But for some reason, calling someone a cunt gets thier dander up. Even I feel a little uncomfortable using it in this post.


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Postby Black Sparrow on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:24 am

Oh, now you're just bragging, Lego.
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Postby Jim North on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:26 am

rock_dash wrote:"Cunt" is one of the few truely offensive words left in the english language.

Only because people consider it to be so.
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Postby Killbert-Robby on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:55 am

Jim North wrote:
rock_dash wrote:"Cunt" is one of the few truely offensive words left in the english language.

Only because people consider it to be so.


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Postby Sput on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:56 am

i er. don't really see what's so wrong with cunt. i've been called it many times, and i take it rather graciously. i do have one, after all. just like calling a guy a dick, to me anyway. :u
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Postby Keffria on Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:59 am

For V Day (i.e. Day of Feminist RAGE!) on campus last year, I got myself (in a package of assorted weird and/or artsy buttons) a button that says "CUNT" in order to Reclaim the Word. It fell off my bag and someone else claimed it. ;_;
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Postby Tellurider on Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:02 am

I think it depends on who's saying it, personally. For example, among my friends, I tend to call my guy friends cocksuckers and call all my friends bitches. It's okay because they know me and they know I'm just joking around. But I would never just call someone that who I'd just met and didn't really know.

If I had a friend that called me "cunt" all the time, I wouldn't be offended. But if someone I don't know or am just not comfortable with in that way said it, yeah, I'd be offended.

Usually stuff just offends me if someone is deliberate about it, it's not a joke, and they're really trying to insult me. That's when I take 'em down.
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:06 am

Tellurider wrote:I think it depends on who's saying it, personally. For example, among my friends, I tend to call my guy friends cocksuckers and call all my friends bitches. It's okay because they know me and they know I'm just joking around. But I would never just call someone that who I'd just met and didn't really know.

If I had a friend that called me "cunt" all the time, I wouldn't be offended. But if someone I don't know or am just not comfortable with in that way said it, yeah, I'd be offended.

Usually stuff just offends me if someone is deliberate about it, it's not a joke, and they're really trying to insult me. That's when I take 'em down.
Kinda like how one of my friends calls me a chink sometimes. It's done in sarcasm. If someone else does it, then I kick them, because I obviously have karate skills.
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Postby Nanda on Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:26 am

PeppermintAfterlife wrote:Kinda like how one of my friends calls me a chink sometimes. It's done in sarcasm. If someone else does it, then I kick them, because I obviously have karate skills.


Obviously.

Eh... It's not the word that bothers me. I don't really want to be called anything deragatory. But until I'm told otherwise, I'm just going to assume that it was meant in jest.
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Postby The Neko on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:04 am

I'm not sure why, but "twat" is a funny word.


I think some people think of "cunt" being a funny word because it's one of the most forbidden of all words, especially since fuck and shit have become so common-place as to replace most people's "really" or "um".
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Postby Dr Legostar on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:13 am

Black Sparrow wrote:Oh, now you're just bragging, Lego.


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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:13 am

The word "twat" itself sounds funny, kinda like "pony."
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Postby The Neko on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:15 am

PeppermintAfterlife wrote:The word "twat" itself sounds funny, kinda like "pony."

Even better: "Dead pony"

Or even better than that "dead ponies".
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:20 am

Saying "dead ponies" several times in a row out loud is funny
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Postby McDuffies on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:30 am

Nanda wrote:
PeppermintAfterlife wrote:Kinda like how one of my friends calls me a chink sometimes. It's done in sarcasm. If someone else does it, then I kick them, because I obviously have karate skills.


Obviously.

Eh... It's not the word that bothers me. I don't really want to be called anything deragatory. But until I'm told otherwise, I'm just going to assume that it was meant in jest.


DM always makes jokes like that, clumsy, but made as to feed the impression of a hateful person he builds around himself.

Anyways, what does "cunt" mean anyways?
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:36 am

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Postby Laemkral on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:43 am

Yeah, I'm gonna agree this just feels like an angry thread. None of the traditional "fake hating because we really love you" being felt here.
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Postby Warren on Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:59 am

The Neko wrote:
PeppermintAfterlife wrote:The word "twat" itself sounds funny, kinda like "pony."

Even better: "Dead pony"

Or even better than that "dead ponies".
Like "Twats are better than dead ponies."
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:01 am

A lot of things are better than dead ponies. Like that mouse I watched die the other day.
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Postby CJBurgandy on Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:04 am

we have a town here that's close to Dead Ponies
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