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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-02-05 11:59 AM
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13. people generally aren't that clever
to try and use a word as to avoid offending people

someone was trying to be cute

I'd compare this to "phat" `
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  -What does everyone else think about the term "ghey"? benevolent dictator  May-28-05 02:54 AM   #0 
  - It's disheartening that "gay" is used as a way of invoking a powerful --  Old Crusoe   May-28-05 02:59 AM   #1 
  - First time I've heard of it ...  meegbear   May-28-05 03:09 AM   #2 
  - Odd!  REP   May-28-05 04:19 AM   #3 
  - I think it is the same *fucking shit*, only different, frankly  MADem   May-28-05 05:46 AM   #4 
  - Sounds like new word is for effect rather than an attempt to help gays  Democrats_win   May-28-05 09:16 AM   #5 
  - So alternate spellings take the sting out of slurs?  kweerwolf   May-28-05 01:42 PM   #6 
  - That's what I tried to say.  benevolent dictator   May-28-05 03:38 PM   #7 
     - Tell him he's an ihnarent bhigot n/c  IanDB1   Jun-02-05 06:20 AM   #11 
  - Fermented Yak Butter?  mitchtv   May-31-05 10:00 PM   #8 
  - right  realisticphish   Jun-01-05 01:11 PM   #9 
  - Bogus.  bertha katzenengel   Jun-01-05 02:10 PM   #10 
  - I've stopped using it  slackmaster   Jun-02-05 09:06 AM   #12 
  - people generally aren't that clever  dwickham   Jun-02-05 11:59 AM   #13 
  - gay folk embrace queer and straight folk drive gay into the ground.  xchrom   Jun-03-05 06:07 AM   #14 
  - call me gay or call me ghey  hippiegranny   Jun-03-05 04:04 PM   #15 
  - That won't fly! I wish they'd stop using gay in that  elshiva   Jun-03-05 10:38 PM   #16 
  - "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet . . . "  TaleWgnDg   Jun-04-05 05:28 PM   #17 
  - booo!!  satyricrash   Jun-05-05 06:08 PM   #18 
  - Nhey. Bhad Idhea. (n/t)  FreepFryer   Jun-06-05 05:37 PM   #19 
 

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