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Smarmie Doofus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-05-07 10:16 PM
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14. In the case of 'the n-word', of course not. Can you give... a little hint about what 'the c-word' is?

And perhaps... for the sake of clarity,if nothing else ... we could consider getting past the hyphenating of the objectionable racial/ethnic/sexual epithets?

We're all grown ups here: directly quoting an epithet used by another does not imply approval or even toleration of said epithet.
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  -Jerry Lewis Criticized For Homophobic Remark During Telethon IanDB1  Sep-05-07 10:26 AM   #0 
  - Jerry is not homophobic. He is a great comedian who has dedicated most of his life to helping sick  poverlay   Sep-05-07 10:35 AM   #1 
  - I wouldn't want to be held resposnible for what I say after about 24 hours without sleep. n/t  IanDB1   Sep-05-07 10:40 AM   #2 
  - I tried to make that argument too.  themartyred   Sep-05-07 11:06 AM   #3 
  - Jerry Lewis is a bigot  Ayesha   Sep-05-07 11:33 AM   #4 
  - I don't know enough about his record to be willing to throw him under the bus just yet.  IanDB1   Sep-05-07 12:13 PM   #5 
  - I think you've unjustly attacked a person who has done far, far more than you  poverlay   Sep-05-07 06:42 PM   #8 
     - So if Jerry had made a crass comment about  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Sep-05-07 06:51 PM   #9 
     - If it was a joke yes. If he apologized yes. If it was not aimed to hurt yes. Some of us  poverlay   Sep-05-07 08:18 PM   #11 
        - Hmmmm.  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Sep-06-07 11:05 AM   #19 
           - Well, you've certainly offended me. Your apparent goal, or you wouldn't have called me a "fundie".  poverlay   Sep-06-07 12:19 PM   #20 
              - I didn't call you a fundie  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Sep-06-07 12:30 PM   #21 
                 - So you want me to draw a distinction that you won't? That's hilariously ironic. -n/t  poverlay   Sep-06-07 03:11 PM   #22 
     - His views on disabled people are bigoted  Ayesha   Sep-05-07 10:13 PM   #13 
        - Wow, talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth. Really a very lacking collection of  poverlay   Sep-06-07 01:39 AM   #15 
           - To me  Ayesha   Sep-06-07 05:14 AM   #17 
              - Yes you can pity someone and respect them. The premise that says otherwise is flawed. Pity  poverlay   Sep-06-07 10:34 AM   #18 
                 - self delete.  bliss_eternal   Sep-06-07 06:37 PM   #24 
  - About discrimination....  Omaha Steve   Sep-05-07 05:53 PM   #6 
  - Mmm. Right. Not Isaiah Washington either. nt  PaulHo   Sep-05-07 06:41 PM   #7 
  - I saw him say something incredibly nasty to someone once  idgiehkt   Sep-05-07 08:01 PM   #10 
  - Maybe it was his comments...  bliss_eternal   Sep-06-07 06:50 PM   #25 
     - no, it was something ruder than that  idgiehkt   Sep-06-07 09:42 PM   #26 
        - I wish I could say I'm surprised....  bliss_eternal   Sep-06-07 10:38 PM   #27 
  - If he had said "the c-word" or "the n-word"  Siyahamba   Sep-05-07 08:24 PM   #12 
     - In the case of 'the n-word', of course not. Can you give...  PaulHo   Sep-05-07 10:16 PM   #14 
        - ooh, I know I know... is it "cranky", "cooty", or "carbuncle"? No? damn Oh well I"m out. nO tEXT  poverlay   Sep-06-07 03:38 AM   #16 
        - Respectfully--no it does not...  bliss_eternal   Sep-06-07 06:35 PM   #23 

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