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  •  Anyone can use douchenozzle (10+ / 0-)

    or asshole etc.  The reason you can't use the "c" word isn't because it is a "naughty word" it is because it is falming sexist and misogynistic and after all of the diaries on language and racism that we have had to endure, I am frankly shocked that anyone would even ask why we can't fucking use it.

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    by Sychotic1 on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 07:53:14 AM PDT

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    •  Well, says you. (1+ / 0-)
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      I don't like either word.

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 07:58:19 AM PDT

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      •  From the faq pages (6+ / 0-)

        http://www.dkosopedia.com/...

        This is a site for adults and language is not generally policed here, in terms of "shit," "fuck," "asshole," or any of those other family-unfriendly words. Avoid "fuck" in headlines to avoid triggering browser filters of users who log on at their workplace. Anti-semitic, anti-Arab, racist, sexist, ableist and heterosexist language, however, is unwelcome.
        Admin Moderation: Warning, suspension, banning.

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        by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:05:34 AM PDT

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        •  you're making my point. n/t (0+ / 0-)

          Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

          by corvo on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:12:56 AM PDT

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          •  Really ? How so ? (1+ / 0-)
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            by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:14:38 AM PDT

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            •  How is "douchenozzle" not sexist? n/t (0+ / 0-)

              Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

              by corvo on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:15:45 AM PDT

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              •  Don't ask me to prove a negative . (2+ / 0-)
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                If you want to make the case for "douchenozzle" being sexist ,
                I say go for it , I'm all ears .
                If you do it well enough I'll share it with the whole site ,
                I'll try to get it wide spread viewing .

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                by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:27:56 AM PDT

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                •  This isn't logic class; (0+ / 0-)

                  it's rhetoric class.  But thanks for the deflection.

                  Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

                  by corvo on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:29:20 AM PDT

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                  •  So you will not even atempt to show (2+ / 0-)
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                    what you claimed , not even a little ?

                    If "douchenozzle" is sexist as you claim ,
                    why not show the thoughts / reasons ?

                    Is it that you can't ?
                    Take as much time as you like , I'll wait for your explanation of how "douchenozzle" is sexist .

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                    by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:34:31 AM PDT

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                    •  I think "douchenozzle" (1+ / 0-)
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                      is just the stupidest "insult" I think I have ever seen.  If you want to know why it can perceived as sexist....men don't douche.  And douching implies that women are somehow dirty.

                      See what happens when we get into this semantic bullshit?  A fucking fight for 8 or 10 comments.

                      Just dumb all the way around.

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                      by PsychoSavannah on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:03:20 AM PDT

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                      •  Anything can be "perceived" as anything (0+ / 0-)

                        just like jockstrap.

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                        by Sychotic1 on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:25:08 AM PDT

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                      •  So you are claiming that "douchenozzle" (1+ / 0-)
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                        is a sexist insult ? And then anyone who flings "douchenozzle" is a sexist ?

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                        by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 11:54:46 AM PDT

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                        •  I'm claiming that it's stupid. And juvenile. (0+ / 0-)

                          And not very effective.

                          But, since you did ask waaaaaaaay up above how it could be perceived as sexist, I gave you the answer.  

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                          by PsychoSavannah on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 01:29:52 PM PDT

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                          •  I did not ask (0+ / 0-)
                            how it could be perceived as sexist
                             You changed the question so that you could answer .
                             I'm claiming that it's stupid. And juvenile.
                            And not very effective.
                            I didn't ask if it was stupid , juvenile or effective .

                            The claim made was that it was sexist , I asked to be shown how it is sexist . Not how it could be perceived as sexist .
                            Make the argument for it being sexist or fail .

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                            by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 03:42:35 PM PDT

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                •  Actually, proving a negative (0+ / 0-)

                  is pretty much the demand being put on anyone accused of using worty durds around here.  "Prove that saying X about Y isn't racist!" for instance -- except that the approach is to HR and ban first, and then not to even ask later.

                  I, on the other hand, am being generous to you.

                  Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

                  by corvo on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:34:32 AM PDT

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                  •  But mommy he did it too . A childs argument . (1+ / 0-)
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                    I, on the other hand, am being generous to you.
                    Please do stop , your generosity is not .

                    Do try your best to show "douchenozzle" to be sexist , that was your claim , you put that forth , its on you to show it to be true . If you can not then it will remove your credibility .

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                    by indycam on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 08:43:36 AM PDT

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              •  douchenozzle has no history of being (3+ / 0-)
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                used as a sexist term, unless we want to start making shit up.

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                by Sychotic1 on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 09:24:23 AM PDT

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