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  • d000hg
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    Originally posted by sal View Post
    Also stop with the tulip mania, it's not a 17th century Dutch forum
    Are you really that uninformed?

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  • NotAllThere
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  • sal
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    Also stop with the tulip mania, it's not a 17th century Dutch forum

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  • Ticktock
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    Originally posted by d000hg View Post
    "Just turned" - wasn't it always possible to read it that way? How has it suddenly become racist?
    People used to try to pretend that they weren't being racist. Now they don't even bother with that.

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  • NotAllThere
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    Originally posted by suityou01 View Post
    Wow they must all be super awesomeful
    FTFY

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  • d000hg
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    Originally posted by cojak View Post
    And Bob when referring to Indians in general has just turned into a term of racist abuse, and for that reason it's out.
    "Just turned" - wasn't it always possible to read it that way? How has it suddenly become racist?

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  • MaryPoppins
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    Originally posted by cojak View Post
    And Bob when referring to Indians in general has just turned into a term of racist abuse, and for that reason it's out.
    +1 absolutely

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  • d000hg
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    Originally posted by thunderlizard View Post
    Same with "gig". 6 months migrating the B&Q stock database is not Jimi Hendrix at Madison Square Garden.
    Yeah, 'gig' is only used for music performances.

    Useless.

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  • cojak
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    Originally posted by Gibbon View Post
    Stills.

    Many years ago service personal had to refrain from calling the Falkland Island locals Bennies (Crossroads). So they called them Stills as in Still Bennies.
    Thanks for that - Stills falls into the same category.

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  • Gibbon
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    Originally posted by suityou01 View Post
    Ok cool. What do we call em now?
    Stills.

    Many years ago service personal had to refrain from calling the Falkland Island locals Bennies (Crossroads). So they called them Stills as in Still Bennies.

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