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Lance_Boyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-08-11 03:21 PM
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8. Indeed. The music teacher clearly needs to do some boning up on language.
Not to demand that she dedicate her life to becoming a cunning linguist, but her reaction was asinine.

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  -Michigan teacher takes gay out of Deck the Halls kpete  Dec-08-11 01:49 PM   #0 
  - As Conan O'Brien said, next she'll change "Santa Claus is Coming to Town."  FSogol   Dec-08-11 01:59 PM   #1 
  - Hahahaha. Took me a minute to get that.  phleshdef   Dec-09-11 08:46 AM   #20 
  - How ridiculous  LeftishBrit   Dec-08-11 02:00 PM   #2 
  - Sounds Like The Principal Has A Level Head At Least  NeedleCast   Dec-08-11 02:03 PM   #3 
  - from my 14 year old daughter  SCantiGOP   Dec-08-11 02:24 PM   #4 
  - Correct me if I'm wrong but in Austen's time, wasn't "gay" used to connote  CTyankee   Dec-08-11 03:07 PM   #7 
     - Indeed. The music teacher clearly needs to do some boning up on language.  Lance_Boyle   Dec-08-11 03:21 PM   #8 
        - indeed  SCantiGOP   Dec-08-11 03:28 PM   #9 
        - The teacher also objects up to your use of the suggestive term "boning up".  11 Bravo   Dec-08-11 03:46 PM   #12 
        - OMG, I haven't heard the term "cunning linguist" since the time it was used  CTyankee   Dec-08-11 04:01 PM   #14 
           - As the term 'cunnilingus' in itself is not remotely sexist, I highly doubt that the  Lance_Boyle   Dec-09-11 06:29 AM   #15 
              - the women in Princeton's critical languages program had a different view.  CTyankee   Dec-09-11 08:26 AM   #18 
                 - In that instance the word was used in a sexist way. The word in and of itself is not at all  Lance_Boyle   Dec-09-11 08:45 AM   #19 
                    - I had assumed that you would know the sexist history of these Ivy League schools.  CTyankee   Dec-09-11 11:19 AM   #22 
                       - Since when did the discussion in this thread turn to Ivy League Schools?  Lance_Boyle   Dec-09-11 01:26 PM   #23 
                          - I'm not really arguing with you. I was reciting for you some history with the term  CTyankee   Dec-09-11 02:29 PM   #24 
  - Bright apparrel  Erose999   Dec-08-11 02:33 PM   #5 
  - The dumbing down of America.  qb   Dec-08-11 02:42 PM   #6 
  - I remember an episode of The Monkees with this song  lbrtbell   Dec-08-11 03:29 PM   #10 
  - Nowadays it would just be corny  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Dec-09-11 09:05 AM   #21 
  - Geez, imagine the response if the song had the word "niggardly" in it.  cbdo2007   Dec-08-11 03:42 PM   #11 
  - And so, the War On Gay Christmas begins!  jberryhill   Dec-08-11 03:46 PM   #13 
  - if shes going to change th elyrics to some carols I suggest this instead  rdking647   Dec-09-11 07:22 AM   #16 
  - Sounds like she caused some parents to talk to  whistler162   Dec-09-11 07:41 AM   #17 
 

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