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Originally Posted by Bartho View Post
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/****

See "archaic".

The far-and-away most understood definition of fairy is that of a winged, fey pixie, not of a male homosexual; likewise, the far-and-away most understood definition of **** is "sexual penetration without consent", not "to plunder".

So why does, in your example, the minority meaning get to hold sway, but not in my example?

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Originally Posted by Hank Chinaski View Post
This isn't about what's "PC" (whatever the hell that means
"Political correctness" refers to situations in which the indignation of a third party is deemed more important than what was actually meant, or what was actually said, to the point where a person is coerced into apologize for something they did not say or do, because failing to capitulate would have negative career consequences.


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