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September 26, 2008

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This is odd. Rob writes:

Puh-puh-puhleaze stop using the word "dick" as a pejorative. In case you didn't know this, it got started when lesbians in the early 80's thought it would be cute as a response to the use of the word "cunt", which they naturally projected onto every man since the beginning of time. People that casually call anybody they don't like a "dick" sound like victims of Progressive Education.

That couldn't possibly be true, could it? That sounds insane. "Dick" is such a great put-down. That's like saying "a-hole" was pushed as a derogation by zealous anti-sodomites.

Either way, I like it. Whether the cooter-miners popularized the insult or not, the world is now slightly richer in that special class of on-the-border profanity you can kinda get away with using in mixed company, around kids, or on TV.

What the Hell Am I Thinking? Of course it's not true. I lived during the eighties. "Don't be a dick, dude" was not invented during my youth.

Rob, where the hell are you getting this nonsense from?


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