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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-18-11 12:03 AM
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26. It's also dialect.
I've heard adults say "Don't be ugly" to a child.
What they meant was "Don't be rude" or "Don't be snotty". I think it's an extremely stupid expression.

and I'm a Texan. We're not all idiots here.
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  - Perry is a racist!  Sancho   Aug-17-11 10:58 PM   #2 
  - Wasn't he talking about Bernanke?  tblue   Aug-18-11 12:48 AM   #33 
  - I just thought it was crass  Mz Pip   Aug-17-11 10:59 PM   #3 
  - Yup.  7wo7rees   Aug-17-11 11:01 PM   #4 
  - What was that idiot thinking?  The_Casual_Observer   Aug-17-11 11:05 PM   #5 
  - I thought of the Byrd death, yeah  DemPopulist   Aug-17-11 11:10 PM   #6 
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  - self-delete  eppur_se_muova   Aug-18-11 01:27 AM   #38 
  - That's what came to my mind as well. n/t  DefenseLawyer   Aug-17-11 11:12 PM   #8 
  - yes, that's exactly what I thought. n/t  Toucano   Aug-17-11 11:13 PM   #9 
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  - In a way, yes.  pa28   Aug-17-11 11:16 PM   #12 
  - I'm from Texas originally and left that Hell-hole because of  Booster   Aug-17-11 11:20 PM   #13 
  - I'd take that as a threat...  DianaForRussFeingold   Aug-17-11 11:23 PM   #14 
  - x  Incitatus   Aug-17-11 11:23 PM   #15 
  - That too, but I also thought of JFK in Dallas.  Waiting For Everyman   Aug-17-11 11:23 PM   #16 
  - Mrs. Lincoln named LBJ her first suspect.  Octafish   Aug-18-11 01:01 AM   #37 
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  - His remarks are scary  tawadi   Aug-18-11 12:00 AM   #25 
  - It's also dialect.  Manifestor_of_Light   Aug-18-11 12:03 AM   #26 
  - The word "lynching" came to my mind, seriously, and I was  gateley   Aug-18-11 12:21 AM   #28 
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  - I'd guess he probably doesn't care.  JoeyT   Aug-18-11 12:48 AM   #34 
  - he reminds me so much of the despicable creature *  Whisp   Aug-18-11 12:52 AM   #36 
 

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