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63. That assumption periodically falls apart! ;-) nt
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  -Is "BO" an accepted way of saying Obama? (ed to add: Intent matters) uppityperson  Feb-27-08 08:08 PM   #0 
  - I think it is derogatory. BO= body odor. call him by his name  NightWatcher   Feb-27-08 08:09 PM   #1 
  - That was my first take on it too but was wondering if I was jumping to a false conclusion.  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:10 PM   #2 
  - it's probably a rush talking point. how hard is it to type "obama"?  NightWatcher   Feb-27-08 08:11 PM   #5 
  - it can be, as i said...  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:16 PM   #23 
     - Thanks, hadn't seen that. Problem of doing too much  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:19 PM   #30 
  - I agree, and think that's the intention, so I ignore it. nt  babylonsister   Feb-27-08 08:29 PM   #61 
  - Although it, too, reminds me of body odor, those are his initials,  Window   Feb-27-08 08:32 PM   #64 
  - I don't see what is wrong with it....but the GOP will probably use deoderant  jlake   Feb-27-08 08:10 PM   #3 
  - Thank god for an impartial opinion.  BushDespiser12   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #12 
     - Yeah - that was an impartial opinion.  jlake   Feb-27-08 08:13 PM   #15 
        - Feigned ignorance is quite compelling.  BushDespiser12   Feb-27-08 08:15 PM   #19 
           - Whatev gets you through the day - people like you are the reason I could never support him.  jlake   Feb-27-08 08:19 PM   #27 
              - You won't support a candidate because of anonymous internet posters?  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:21 PM   #39 
              - No, I have seen the same bullying tactics in person and think that with so many  jlake   Feb-27-08 08:23 PM   #43 
                 - Maybe they are assholes posting just to stir things up and manipulate you.  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:26 PM   #52 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-27-08 08:22 PM   # 
                 - I went from Edwards to Obama to Biden to Clinton.....based on the person I thought  jlake   Feb-27-08 08:24 PM   #46 
  - Obama fans pitched a fit over people abbreviating to BHO, so now it's BO  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-27-08 08:11 PM   #4 
  - This supporter doesn't care about BHO. It's just like HRC or JSM3.  Alexander   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #14 
  - I like BHO much better  Juniperx   Feb-27-08 08:14 PM   #16 
     - I agree, but expect trouble if you use it  Kurt_and_Hunter   Feb-27-08 10:15 PM   #79 
        - I'm used to getting into trouble by doing the right thing...  Juniperx   Feb-28-08 12:28 PM   #82 
  - its his initials.unfortunately  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:11 PM   #6 
  - I'm an Allman Brothers fan, and that's Berry Oakley's nickname.  Alexander   Feb-27-08 08:11 PM   #7 
  - BHO  BeatleBoot   Feb-27-08 08:11 PM   #8 
  - RMN? I'll probably feel really stupid, but who...?  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:19 PM   #29 
     - Tricky Dick  BushDespiser12   Feb-27-08 08:26 PM   #53 
  - It stinks!  ronnykmarshall   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #9 
  - Bad. Bad.  FlyingSquirrel   Feb-27-08 08:15 PM   #21 
  - I was saying it a while back and the O supporters didn't like it.  cat_girl25   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #10 
  - Ain't that the truth.  goldcanyonaz   Feb-27-08 08:15 PM   #20 
  - Many were attacked by Clinton supporters for using "Hillary"  Bongo Prophet   Feb-27-08 08:38 PM   #66 
  - BO supporters can say everything nasty about Hillary...but heaven forbid  Auntie Bush   Feb-27-08 10:25 PM   #80 
  - Honestly, it's getting crazy around here.  seasonedblue   Feb-28-08 12:31 PM   #83 
  - The worst of his opponents have been doing it for a while  sandnsea   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #11 
  - Only for those who are too lazy or stupid to type five letters. NT  NYCGirl   Feb-27-08 08:12 PM   #13 
  - Seems Hillary supporters have the greater voice on this so far.  BushDespiser12   Feb-27-08 08:14 PM   #17 
  - It sounds like a lot of ten year olds post to this forum.  sfexpat2000   Feb-27-08 08:15 PM   #18 
  - one particularly obnoxious anti-Obama person says  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:15 PM   #22 
  - Where do you stand on "Billary"?  11 Bravo   Feb-27-08 08:18 PM   #25 
     - it betrays the user's double digit IQ.  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:20 PM   #33 
  - I can see how it might be seen as derogatory  tavalon   Feb-27-08 08:17 PM   #24 
  - that's the way, tavalon  knixphan   Feb-27-08 08:22 PM   #41 
  - I don't use it.  Beausoir   Feb-27-08 08:18 PM   #26 
  - It's only acceptable if you're a FReeper  derby378   Feb-27-08 08:19 PM   #28 
  - It's a drive-by swipe  Greyskye   Feb-27-08 08:20 PM   #31 
  - It's easier in threads to say BO and HRC...saves space.  elixir   Feb-27-08 08:20 PM   #32 
  - because there's a limit on the number of text characters we are permitted to use per day  eShirl   Feb-27-08 08:21 PM   #40 
     - you got it. good for you  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:26 PM   #50 
  - it's juvenile  eShirl   Feb-27-08 08:20 PM   #34 
  - I like BO  kokono   Feb-27-08 08:20 PM   #35 
  - sorry if it was offensive in my other post; was trying to fit a long post title  JoeIsOneOfUs   Feb-27-08 08:21 PM   #36 
  - it's all in the intent, imho.  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:21 PM   #37 
  - I agree  Jamastiene   Feb-27-08 08:23 PM   # 
  - Early in the campaign, I used intitials- before I saw some were insulted by it.  Bongo Prophet   Feb-27-08 08:47 PM   #69 
     - meh, some people are never satisfied...  Elrond Hubbard   Feb-27-08 08:54 PM   #71 
        - Same here - I finally recognized the schoolyard aspect, and changed at that point.  Bongo Prophet   Feb-27-08 09:03 PM   #74 
  - It is in the intent I think. OK to use initials if it is for all like that.  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:24 PM   #48 
     - Same thing I said too.  Jamastiene   Feb-27-08 08:26 PM   #51 
  - Yes, I don't see why not.  Jamastiene   Feb-27-08 08:21 PM   #38 
  - I started to type HRC and then figured I should use two for each of them  JoeIsOneOfUs   Feb-27-08 08:23 PM   #44 
     - It's GD:P. Just always remember to duck and wear Kevlar.  Jamastiene   Feb-27-08 08:24 PM   # 
  - As long as they address him as President BO, I don't give a shit.......  FrenchieCat   Feb-27-08 08:22 PM   #42 
  - I've never made the connection between BO and body odor when reading these forums.  PseudoIntellect   Feb-27-08 08:23 PM   #45 
  - I don't have a problem with it.  The Anti-Bush   Feb-27-08 08:24 PM   #47 
  - That assumption periodically falls apart! ;-) nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Feb-27-08 08:31 PM   #63 
  - I'm quite sure it's Hillary's fault Obama's initials are BO.nt  yadayadayada   Feb-27-08 08:24 PM   #49 
  - i say that without the sarcasm (at least the way she gets blamed around here)  rodeodance   Feb-27-08 08:27 PM   #55 
  - Golly gee, thanks for answering my question "Is "BO" an accepted way of saying Obama?"  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:28 PM   #58 
  - I don't care for it  GoPsUx   Feb-27-08 08:26 PM   #54 
  - personally, I prefer THE BIG "O"  eShirl   Feb-27-08 08:27 PM   #56 
  - Origami  BushDespiser12   Feb-27-08 08:29 PM   #60 
  - Bobama. How's that?  cat_girl25   Feb-27-08 08:28 PM   #57 
  - OK, Mrs. Clinton it is.  anonymous171   Feb-27-08 08:28 PM   #59 
  - What? I asked if something is accepted and this is what you answer?  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:30 PM   #62 
  - i think rush might take it further...  indimuse   Feb-27-08 08:32 PM   #65 
  - Yes, but only in rare instances.  AZBlue   Feb-27-08 08:41 PM   #67 
  - Since some have made a stink about his middle name, BO was just a way to abbreviate.  Mezzo   Feb-27-08 08:43 PM   #68 
  - Silly to ask if something is accepted practice?  uppityperson   Feb-27-08 08:57 PM   #73 
  - I smell victory for B.O.  Prefer   Feb-27-08 08:52 PM   #70 
  - I do that - it's my shorthand ......n/t  SayitAintSo   Feb-27-08 08:54 PM   #72 
  - I noticed hillaryis44 uses that term all the time, then they come to DU to muddy the waters  MagickMuffin   Feb-27-08 09:05 PM   #75 
  - BO is fine. BHO is fine. Move on.  Occam Bandage   Feb-27-08 09:05 PM   #76 
  - Speaking as a "PMS"...  BlueDogDemocratNH   Feb-27-08 09:29 PM   #77 
  - :-) I sometimes think parents forget to check that! nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Feb-27-08 10:14 PM   #78 
     - I don't think it was a big issue in 1967!  BlueDogDemocratNH   Feb-28-08 10:45 AM   #81 
        - yep, such things have gone from taboo to boring in our lifetime! nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Feb-28-08 01:14 PM   #87 
  - I don't see anything wrong with it as long as  calico1   Feb-28-08 12:35 PM   #84 
  - YES, 'cause Bo don't know Diddley!  mculator   Feb-28-08 12:37 PM   #85 
  - I try not to use it for the obvious unintended comedy.  rinsd   Feb-28-08 12:39 PM   #86 
  - I think you're really grasping... I abbreviate BO sometimes  Political Heretic   Feb-28-08 01:16 PM   #88 
  - Why not? I routinely write HRC and BO when referring...  SaveOurDemocracy   Feb-28-08 01:19 PM   #89 

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