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Old 06-27-2011, 11:51 PM
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Default Re: Please stop using joke pronouns

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Originally Posted by Alvyren View Post
Hi, I'm mildly retarded.
Not gonna lie-- I am completely confused as to why you would be insulted by people saying retarded.

I can equate it to the misuse of the word gay; as a member of the LGBT community, do I dislike the usage of the word gay? Definitely. Am I insulted by it? Not at all; it is simply too widespread of a word to have spasms of RIGHTEOUS OUTRAGE whenever I hear it.

On a related note, Ms. Meccanica has Asperger's.
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