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Old 04-24-2017, 03:40 PM   #121
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Actually they'd call it B2B.

That's not great.

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:19 PM   #122
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How many times
Have I turned away
The number's the same
As the sand on the shore

But every time
You've taken me back
And now I pray
You'll do it once more

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:20 PM   #123
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Please take from me my life
When I don't have the strenght
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Old 04-24-2017, 04:31 PM   #124
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When you know yourself you only have yourself to answer to/for.

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 06:16 PM   #125
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Sounds awfully similar to South Park's defence of calling someone a faggot
not really: faggot used to mean a bundle of sticks & eventually a cigarette in another country. it has always meant a derogatory name for homosesexual in this country. so its not like it used to mean another thing, like it was once the medical, official thing we called people who are homosexuals.

however, moron & idiot both used to mean exactly what retarded does, do i need to stop using those? or is that ok now because of the social justice statute of limitations? Whats the limitation on that? If we stop using "mentally retarded" for 20 years? if so, in 2037 or so, I say our 45th president was a total retard ?

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:06 PM   #126
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That phenomenon is called the euphemism treadmill, all new terms to replace derogatory terms become derogatory themselves

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:09 PM   #127
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I think he is actually describing the opposite, the movement of words from offensive or derogatory epithets into innocuous and toothless synonyms for "stupid"

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:09 PM   #128
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like dude that's so gay

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:11 PM   #129
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well when a new term becomes derogatory the old terms lose their punch, yes

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:15 PM   #130
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the answer is there is no answer. language is fluid and constantly changing, and symbols (like language) only have meaning when it is agreed upon. It's general consensus which changes the meaning of words and even so it's hard to get everyone to accept a new meaning. Who knows how long it took idiot to go from meaning a severely mentally disabled person to a stupid one. Also this happened before the modern era where we 1. have dictionaries which probably slow down the rate at which broadly accepted language changes and 2. actually care about offending or harming disadvantaged groups, and thus try hard to simply purge such words from accepted vernacular

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:16 PM   #131
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are you guys smoking trees or not

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 09:20 PM   #132
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are you guys smoking trees or not
I'm getting there!

my relationship to weed has been odd recently.

I'm not sure why, but I just never want to get stupid high anymore... or rather I take a few hits and I feel good enough, you know? I could get smacked if I wanted to, but I'm always like eh. I feel pretty good already, why smoke a fuck ton and then be tired in an hour?

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 10:46 PM   #133
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i miss weed euphoria. too bad all i get now is weed anxiety.

 
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Old 04-24-2017, 11:04 PM   #134
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are you guys smoking trees or not
How is this even a question? You know I stay blown yo.

 
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Old 04-28-2017, 07:16 AM   #135
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from the temple stone smokes the lamb's breath
through dream sleep and in waking


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Old 04-28-2017, 08:11 PM   #136
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Who knows how long it took idiot to go from meaning a severely mentally disabled person to a stupid one
english professors

 
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Old 04-28-2017, 10:03 PM   #137
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english professors
this is true. if I had gone into debt for the rest of my days and wasted 6 more years of my life, I could know as well

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 12:17 AM   #138
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i think idiot & etc were terms in the 1880s or early 20th century and by 1950 biff was calling mcfly a moron

i think creating enormous, unweildy terms is the key to stopping it. like "mental disability" but then these things change also handicapped was just dropped because handicapped people didn't like it & not because it was a slur or anything

its all very complicated. i liked retard & tard. paultard, trumptard, hilltards i mean it was all so easy

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 12:37 AM   #139
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"idiot" is at least as old as 1606 when macbeth was written, as quoted somewhere above

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it is a tale
told by an idiot
full of sound and fury
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Old 04-29-2017, 07:48 AM   #140
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i thought the etymology was ren and stimpy

steeempy you eeeeediot

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 08:28 AM   #141
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The macbeth with judi dench and ian mckellen is hella

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 08:32 AM   #142
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I'd watch almost anything with those two.

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 10:54 AM   #143
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i am, once again, blazed

just thought i'd report from my obvious downward spiral

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 10:56 AM   #144
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If you say so, mr. self destruct.

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 01:05 PM   #145
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i am, once again, blazed

just thought i'd report from my obvious downward spiral
it's saturday my dude. my mom is going to her boyfriend's house so I'm gonna smoke some trees and apply for jobs

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 08:59 PM   #146
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420 still blazing erryday

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 09:00 PM   #147
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Jilly Bean and Berry White shatter 420 blayze lyfe flowrs r 4 lozers

 
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Old 04-29-2017, 09:12 PM   #148
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I have shatter too.

Eat me.

 
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Old 04-30-2017, 07:26 AM   #149
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Old 04-30-2017, 09:11 AM   #150
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it's saturday my dude. my mom is going to her boyfriend's house so I'm gonna smoke some trees and apply for jobs
you're quitting the framing shop?

what's on your mind?

 
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