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Time to get rid of the R-word

March 6, 2014

State lawmakers want to to remove the terms “mental retardation” and “mentally retarded” from state law....

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Cheesehead

Mar-17-14 4:43 PM

@popasa1,

What are you trying to say?

"@Whizz, Nice intelligence call people names! No wonder a fool like you always waste people's time with your

moronic statements!”

Are you saying that you have bad intelligence.

@popas1, Nice intelligence call people names! No wonder a fool like you always waste people’s time with your moronic statements!

At least there was something more to say about pc, that you will never understand.

@popasa1, Call people names! No wonder a fool like you always waste people’s time with your moronic statements!

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popsa1

Mar-13-14 10:17 AM

@Whizz, Nice intelligence call people names! No wonder a fool like you always waste people's time with your moronic statements!

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Whizzywhig

Mar-08-14 10:06 PM

Poopsa,

Why?

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popsa1

Mar-08-14 2:56 PM

Cheesehead I think you need a life or a hobby!

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arealyooper

Mar-07-14 1:24 PM

I think the term has hit too close to home for Gov. Rick Snyder and he is mad, and is not going to take it anymore!!!

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:48 PM

What the Hun?

Who has the time, and at the end of the millennium who cares?

How soon will it be,

before the righteous word police ban developmentally disable or intellectually disabled from our politically word perfect vocabulary.

After all, once the developmentally disabled find out, and once the intellectually disabled, find out too, there will be those who feel that the whole world of words should be reconstructed!

There was no stigma to the word “retarded” or the word cripple years ago.

Somehow, some fool, some place, took it upon themselves for waiters and waitresses to become wait-staff, team member, and what the H do we call a janitor today - an ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER of course, and of course ‘BUM’S’ have now become, WHAT ELSE but “HOMELESS’”,

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:47 PM

WHAT ABOUT “politically correct”, of course that’s left of center or LIBERAL, AND of course, the fools will soon change the “word MINOR, to CHRONOCOLOGIALLY CHALLENGED, and now “waitress’ is more politically correct as a “WAITRON”, MANKIND, has had to be changed to the “HUMAN RACE” DWARF’S have been reduced to “little people” plagiarism has now come to mean “Un-Authorized Copying of Written Materials,

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:46 PM

Policemen have now become “law enforcement officers” or plain old “cop’s”, a KING is no longer a KING, but we refer to them by their ’given’ name “Charles”, but the QUEEN is still THE QUEEN, how will we, politically correctly speaking that is, refer to a person confined to a WHEELCHAIR, of course dumb or stupid now has to pass muster as Inerudite or Illiterate, of course our native American’s still have their “Chief’s” and we will address them as “Chief - Running Bear”,

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:45 PM

NO LONGER, is it PROPER to wish someone ‘MERRY CHRISTMAS’, but the fools have taken it upon themselves for no reason other than MONEY, to espouse the use of ‘HAPPY HOLIDAYS”, what the H became of Kwanza, created in 1966 specifically for of course not “Africans, but AFRICAN-AMERICANS, and meant to exclude whites., poor people have become “FINANCIALLY CHALLENGED, OR FINANCIALLY DISABLED, or if you must, FINANCIALLY DISADVANTAGED, and a poor kid, is now a “LOW INCOME BRACKET person,

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:45 PM

How do the BRTISH now refer to black people, BlackAfricanBritish-AfricanEuro-African ---Really !

Pet OWNERS will become pet GUARDIANS, and

“HOLDING down the FORT” has got to go lest we offend someone on the other side of the … gate.

“Swine Flu” is no longer the thing to say because pig producers are offended,

Global English, or anything like English, the UNIVERSAL form of COMMUNICATION, is opposed by those who think it the result of linguistic imperialism or Western Hegemony.

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Cheesehead

Mar-06-14 10:44 PM

Columbus Day is no good either because of some imperialistic connotation, NOW it has to be ‘EXPLORER’S” DAY! Ignorant - Is now knowledge-based non-possessor, Then there’s that troublesome “Rule of Thumb” dictum that specified how small the stick for beating your wife and kids, could be no larger than. “Dutch Treat” has become offensive to the Dutch who will never “Treat” , and of course this had to happen, what do you call purchasing a pros.titute, today -- of course “RENTING the services of a Recreation Director” or whatyacall someone who cleans other peoples sh-crap -- shi..tty worker. Along the same line of reasoning, what do you call the people who think of all this crap… sh.it.heads?

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