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Tangerine LaBamba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-24-08 01:50 PM
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  - I feel this political correct stuff is dangerous . blues90  Jun-24-08 01:18 PM   #0 
  - Yes, if only workplace banter were more like it was in the fifties.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-24-08 01:20 PM   #1 
  - Oh, Yeah!  Dogtown   Jun-24-08 01:26 PM   #8 
     - yep! Lovely to be a woman in an office or shopful of men getting her butt slapped!  Iris   Jun-24-08 01:55 PM   #23 
        - I mean,  Dogtown   Jun-24-08 01:59 PM   #26 
           - omg! This deserves a DUzy award!  Iris   Jun-24-08 02:07 PM   #29 
              - nice to make your acquaintance, iris!  Dogtown   Jun-24-08 02:22 PM   #39 
                 - right back atcha!  Iris   Jun-24-08 02:30 PM   #43 
  - the 50's? You mean when black people were "Coloreds"? Is that PC to you?  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 01:22 PM   #2 
  - Why don't you head out to the hallway, Toots.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-24-08 01:28 PM   #10 
  - ok, i'll shut my whore mouth now since the men are talking.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 01:28 PM   #12 
     - Wow, geez. Somebody's Aunt Flow is visiting. Yikes.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-24-08 01:29 PM   #13 
     - pffft.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 01:30 PM   #14 
     - I didn't know  Gilligan   Jun-24-08 01:30 PM   #15 
     - word!  d_b   Jun-25-08 05:25 PM   #89 
  - That is not at all what I am talking about , you missed the point  blues90   Jun-24-08 01:49 PM   #21 
     - and you think that can happen by making racial and sexist slurs a normal part of daily conversation?  Iris   Jun-24-08 01:57 PM   #24 
     - "It's become where people are bringing things back to the 50's" that's what you said, correct?  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 02:30 PM   #44 
     - No . I'm saying when you force people you go in the wrong direction  blues90   Jun-24-08 02:51 PM   #50 
        - look, i've been working since high school and there was always plenty of banter  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 03:15 PM   #59 
     - But you can still do that with your really good friends off hours.  readmoreoften   Jun-24-08 03:04 PM   #52 
     - I think your OP was not well explained, but I get what you were talking about now.  uppityperson   Jun-24-08 03:27 PM   #62 
     - Weak, on so many points.  Dogtown   Jun-24-08 05:18 PM   #76 
     - A Big Smooch For You!  Binka   Jun-24-08 06:37 PM   #81 
     - To Binka and lukasahero:  Dogtown   Jun-25-08 09:25 AM   #83 
     - OMG - who are you and how have I not noticed you before?  lukasahero   Jun-24-08 06:58 PM   #82 
     - What are you talking about?  yardwork   Jun-25-08 09:38 AM   #84 
  - When did saying-  asdjrocky   Jun-24-08 01:22 PM   #3 
  - It did?  smoogatz   Jun-24-08 01:24 PM   #4 
  - Trust me, you'll find out the hard way.  asdjrocky   Jun-24-08 01:27 PM   #9 
  - When people grew up. eom  lukasahero   Jun-24-08 01:25 PM   #5 
  - quite a few 'children' in this world of ours-  Bluerthanblue   Jun-24-08 01:28 PM   #11 
  - This post  Tangerine LaBamba   Jun-24-08 01:50 PM   #22 
  - Well thank you-  asdjrocky   Jun-24-08 02:12 PM   #34 
  - Ok, that's funny...(I'm not a good person...) n/t  SpookyCat   Jun-24-08 03:44 PM   #67 
  - The fun just left  Gilligan   Jun-24-08 01:25 PM   #6 
  - Jesus , I am not talking about stupid N jokes or jokes at all  blues90   Jun-24-08 02:08 PM   #30 
  - Taking you at your word, how is "political correctness" stopping you  lukasahero   Jun-24-08 02:35 PM   #45 
  - PC is good manners. Using bad manners doesn't "allow people to open their minds".  uppityperson   Jun-24-08 03:29 PM   #63 
  - I understand what you're trying to say, I think,  SpookyCat   Jun-24-08 03:42 PM   #66 
  - I really don't think that's what he meant...  SpookyCat   Jun-24-08 03:48 PM   #68 
  - don't ask- don't tell  Bluerthanblue   Jun-24-08 01:26 PM   #7 
  - Why can't the coloreds, the queers, and the crippleds just lighten up  Lex   Jun-24-08 01:34 PM   #16 
  - I know right? If they would just accept that fact that WASPs are superior  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 01:42 PM   #19 
  - Not to mention the bitches and the ho's!  janesez   Jun-24-08 03:11 PM   #57 
  - And all these rules!!! It's taken the fun out of everything.  yardwork   Jun-25-08 09:42 AM   #85 
  - I spent 3 years in the car business. Just got out. Frankly half my days were ruined by non-PC  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 01:40 PM   #17 
  - damn - we need to form a gang and go kick some car salesmen asses!  Iris   Jun-24-08 02:01 PM   #27 
  - Me too! But nothing different about the car salesmen really  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 02:10 PM   #32 
     - that's kind of creepy!  Iris   Jun-24-08 02:17 PM   #37 
     - Yep. If you can "pass", you get to hear all kinds of interesting things.  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 02:30 PM   #42 
     - Oooo I bet I know what your favorite phrase is!!!  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 02:38 PM   #47 
     - One of my grammar school teachers kept asking if I was sure  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 02:40 PM   #49 
        - What a moron n/t  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 03:14 PM   #58 
     - I have dark brown hair and eyes but light skin. So with my hair highlighted and my green contacts  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-24-08 06:28 PM   #80 
     - Yep. My fairskinned green-eyed Latina partner gets that all the time.  yardwork   Jun-25-08 09:45 AM   #86 
     - Oooh, don't get me started!  SpookyCat   Jun-24-08 03:56 PM   #69 
  - "Manhood", Indenturedebtor????  Dogtown   Jun-25-08 11:19 AM   #88 
  - I get what you're saying.  sui generis   Jun-24-08 01:41 PM   #18 
  - Cogent Post, sui  ProfessorGAC   Jun-24-08 01:46 PM   #20 
  - I agree with you  unpossibles   Jun-24-08 01:57 PM   #25 
  - right on .  blues90   Jun-24-08 02:13 PM   #35 
  - I don't understand why people get so upset about social pressure.  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 02:01 PM   #28 
  - Can you still say Queer the Deal cause thats a gray area as far as I know....  Carnea   Jun-24-08 02:11 PM   #33 
  - The difference is that you know when it's hurtful or demeaning.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-24-08 02:09 PM   #31 
  - "PC" is one of those obfuscating terms like "race card".  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 02:17 PM   #36 
     - Exactly.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-24-08 02:20 PM   #38 
     - Agree 100%.  Lex   Jun-24-08 02:23 PM   #41 
     - nailed it.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-24-08 03:06 PM   #53 
     - BINGO!  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-24-08 06:26 PM   #78 
  - I think your getting PC confused with appropriate behavior for comrade's in the privacy  FreeState   Jun-24-08 02:22 PM   #40 
  - do you think this PC actually has changed anything?  blues90   Jun-24-08 02:36 PM   #46 
     - No I think that raising the public consciousness about appropriate speech and interactions  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 02:40 PM   #48 
     - what is your generation ? And how do you know PC has changed this  blues90   Jun-24-08 02:53 PM   #51 
        - Time changes everything. A social focus on awareness changes things faster. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 03:09 PM   #55 
        - Well I haven't conducted a study or anything  Indenturedebtor   Jun-24-08 03:20 PM   #61 
     - Actually I dont believe in PC - to me its a right wing talking point  FreeState   Jun-24-08 03:08 PM   #54 
     - They actually hijacked it  Dogtown   Jun-24-08 05:25 PM   #77 
     - I still don't understand what you're talking about. Please be specific.  yardwork   Jun-25-08 09:49 AM   #87 
  - First things first- there is no such thing as "political correctness."  King Sandbox   Jun-24-08 03:10 PM   #56 
  - It's their excuse for being rude, racist, sexist bigots. n/t  Lorien   Jun-24-08 04:24 PM   #74 
     - "Society tells me that I can't use slurs and stereotypes in jokes anymore...it can't be my fault.."  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-24-08 06:27 PM   #79 
  - Yeah, some women have no sense of humor about it  thecatburgler   Jun-24-08 03:18 PM   #60 
  - To this day, I'm asked if it's really true that I'm Italian  NYCparalegal   Jun-24-08 03:30 PM   #64 
  - 70's, i worked for coca cola and walk into service room, huge picture of naked woman on wall with  seabeyond   Jun-24-08 03:34 PM   #65 
     - While I am not one to be outright rude,  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-24-08 04:04 PM   #70 
     - Shaping one's behavior to get along in a group is called "socializing".  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 04:10 PM   #71 
        - Very true.  Super Soaker Sniper   Jun-24-08 04:22 PM   #73 
     - what has photo's got to do with PC ?  blues90   Jun-24-08 04:20 PM   #72 
        - Some boundaries are good. Keeping people "separate"  sfexpat2000   Jun-24-08 04:25 PM   #75 
 

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