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FAO Vetran: woke gems

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    #11
    Originally posted by Eirikur View Post
    Germany renamed negro kisses into chocolate kisses a few years ago: https://www.dw.com/en/meghan-markle-...ost/a-43887622
    (link to the article which also has Meghan in it to make Vetran's blood boil)
    Negro is closely associated with the Euro-African slave trade.

    https://aaregistry.org/story/negro-the-word-a-history/

    Despite its a modern attribution to British & Americans it was created by the second group of slavers who bought from Africa the Spanish & Portuguese. As usual with slang and contested words no two cultures agree on its use.


    It also an official pencil type

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negro_(lead_pencil)


    Midget literally means smaller than usual, it use with dwarfism is incorrect slang.

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-...s/syc-20371969


    Do we take every word that has multiple uses, one of which someone may find offensive and ban them?


    In this case it sort of makes sense if they want to call them mini gems so as not to offend - why not?


    With Negro kisses it definitely makes sense.

    "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

    I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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      #12
      Originally posted by Zigenare View Post

      Have you turned septic?
      No, I like to get my quotes correct.
      {emotionless greeting}

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        #13
        Originally posted by WTFH View Post
        A lot of midgets tend to kill themselves. A disproportionate amount, actually.
        Hervé Villechaize off of Fantasy Island. I think somebody from the Time Bandits did.
        It must be really challenging being different, we probably should help such individuals as a priority. Though given the state of CAMS its not something our government see as a priority.
        "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

        I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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          #14
          Originally posted by Zigenare View Post

          Have you turned septic?
          yeah the cream isn't working!
          "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

          I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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            #15
            Originally posted by vetran View Post
            Midget literally means smaller than usual, it use with dwarfism is incorrect slang.
            Other than the sweets, how often do you hear it being used as anything else though?

            Do we take every word that has multiple uses, one of which someone may find offensive and ban them?
            Obviously not. We don't even know other shops will follow suit. Supermarkets trying to play PC often backfires as people view it as as publicity-seeking nonsense.


            Also, there are several Negro Rivers.So one could write about "My Negro adventure"
            Originally posted by MaryPoppins
            I'd still not breastfeed a nazi
            Originally posted by vetran
            Urine is quite nourishing

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              #16
              Originally posted by d000hg View Post
              Other than the sweets, how often do you hear it being used as anything else though?
              I googled and my results where
              1. Midget Gems 2. Midget Car (as in MG Midget)
              3. Midget


              Last edited by SueEllen; 15 January 2022, 10:54.
              "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR

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                #17
                Originally posted by SueEllen View Post
                I googled and my results where
                1. Midget Gems 2. Midget Car (as in MG Midget)
                3. Midget
                I googled it and got 1. Veterans C*ck
                'CUK forum personality of 2011 - Winner - Yes really!!!!

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                  #18
                  I'd forgotten the car, they'll be getting set on fire by the anti-statue crowd no doubt.
                  Originally posted by MaryPoppins
                  I'd still not breastfeed a nazi
                  Originally posted by vetran
                  Urine is quite nourishing

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                    #19
                    Originally posted by d000hg View Post
                    I'd forgotten the car, they'll be getting set on fire by the anti-statue crowd no doubt.
                    I don't think damaging someone's vintage car hidden in a garage/under tarpaulin would get pass a jury.
                    "You’re just a bad memory who doesn’t know when to go away" JR

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