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Yes.

That's why I can't spell it out in english, it's very crude.

I got his point, though.

I don't really get why one would invoke it as an insult though, seems to go against everything a heterosexual man in good health and spirit stands and strives for. Oh well. (In french of course it's another matter; though the word is invoked often, the content it carries is so far divorced from the original term that it carries no signifaction for the user; perhaps it did long ago, but its new meaning was reified so far into the past that the etymology is no longer relevant. Not so in english.)

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Mon Jan 29th, 2007 at 03:07:45 PM EST
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I don't really get why one would invoke it as an insult though

Well, apparently you "got it" enough to find it worthy of repetition...  

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

by p------- on Mon Jan 29th, 2007 at 03:14:03 PM EST
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Yes. It's kinda hard to miss.

And if the word is wholly inappropriate in all circumstances, if one were to hypotethically allow for its usage in english, then this might actually be that application given the antics of more than a few over there.

Other than that, have I expressed to you just how much I enjoy pies of all sorts?

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill

by r------ on Mon Jan 29th, 2007 at 03:33:14 PM EST
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