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Posted: 19 June 2012 04:54 AM   [ Ignore ]
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F-bombs, Blahniks, and gangstas

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Posted: 19 June 2012 07:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Wow, you’ve really been burning through these.

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Posted: 19 June 2012 08:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Yeah, the numbers of new additions rapidly decline after 1989, the date of the second edition. There are probably less than ten installments left, as I’m going to start doing five year increments after 1995.

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Posted: 21 June 2012 11:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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I’m no sure that wigger is “offensive” (at least in the same way that the word it is patterned on is offensive).  While it is derogatory and mocking, I don’t think the use of the term would brand one as a bigot.  Also, it seems a bit euphemistic to say that wiggers adopt certain aspects of African American culture.  A white man who had a master’s degree in African American studies and a deep appreciation of Jazz would not be referred to as a wigger - an upper middle class teenager who wore a baseball hat sideways, his shorts barely above his ankles, and who said “hella” and “gangsta” every five seconds would be.  Perhaps, “youth who superficially parrots certain aspects of hip hop culture, as depicted in rap videos and other media” would better capture the sense in which the word is used.

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Posted: 21 June 2012 12:36 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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August: The Iran-Iraq War after eight years some million people dead

This sentence no verb.

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Posted: 21 June 2012 04:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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I accidentally the Iran-Iraq War!

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Posted: 21 June 2012 05:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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stooge Joe Besser

If this is the guy who was the replacement for Larry and Shemp, as one of the Three Stooges, shouldn’t “Stooge” be capitalized. I tried to think what the adjective might mean since I didn’t know who the actor was.

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Posted: 21 June 2012 07:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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Stooge probably needs a cap.


...[Joe Besser] is now best remembered for his brief stint as a member of The Three Stooges in movie short subjects of 1957–59....

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...After Shemp Howard died of a heart attack on November 22, 1955, his brother Moe suggested that he and teammate Larry Fine continue working as “The Two Stooges”. Studio chief Harry Cohn rejected the proposal. Although Moe had legal approval to allow new members into the act, Columbia executives had final say about any actor who would appear in the studio’s films, and insisted on a performer already under contract to Columbia: Joe Besser....

-- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Besser

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