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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #5340 on: November 26, 2018, 11:55:48 PM »
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2018/11/why-the-government-should-fund-research-on-incel-culture/

The Florida shooting may have taken place seven months and nearly 1,500 miles away from the attack in Toronto, but the two perpetrators had something in common: they both described themselves as incels, or involuntary celibates, and had a long history of threatening women online.
Incels are members of an online community of primarily men that has proliferated in recent years. An abbreviation for the term “involuntary celibates,” incels believe that because of their appearance, or the bias and behavior of women, they are unable to find a partner despite wanting one. With an emphasis on “involuntary,” incels often feel that they are entitled to sex. Some believe the government should provide women for sex, while the more extremist members of the group have even proposed that female relatives should be forced to be their sex partners. 
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« Reply #5341 on: November 27, 2018, 10:50:38 AM »

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« Reply #5342 on: November 27, 2018, 08:38:02 PM »
Making up that one of your players has been killed to have a game postponed?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/46363865

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« Reply #5343 on: November 28, 2018, 10:27:05 AM »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-us-canada-46366674/this-baby-gender-reveal-sparked-a-week-long-us-wildfire
Fire cost $8m over a firework/blast thingy for a baby gender revealing party,  daddy-to-be fined $8m,  sounds about right

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« Reply #5344 on: November 28, 2018, 04:06:19 PM »
Piers Morgan is a Biffo

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piers_Morgan
Piers Morgan was born in 1965 in Newick, Sussex, England[9] as Piers Stefan O'Meara, the son of Vincent Eamonn O'Meara, an Irish dentist originally from County Offaly.
His father died when Morgan was 11 months old; his mother later married Glynne Pughe-Morgan,[14][15] a Welsh publican later in the meat distribution business, and he took his stepfather's surname.
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« Reply #5345 on: December 04, 2018, 07:00:06 AM »
Not sure what to get the girlfriend for Christmas ?

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« Reply #5346 on: December 06, 2018, 11:52:50 PM »
A student newspaper editor has called for the word “f**got” to be censored from The Pogues’ popular song "Fairytale of New York" over claims it is offensive.

Tom Haynes, the assistant editor of The Tab, shared his opinion about the classic Christmas song in an article titled: “Dear straight people, stop singing the word ‘f**got’ in 'Fairytale of New York'” - which has since divided people on social media.

According to Haynes, the line in question, sung by Kirsty MacColl, “you sc**bag, you maggot, you cheap lousy f**got,” is homophobic - but despite being censored on some stations, including the BBC and MTV channels, continues to be sung by “straight people” when it comes on.
 
The story behind The Pogues' 'Fairytale of New York'

“Only when you take a step back does something seem off with that picture in 2018,” Haynes wrote.

He also points out that, despite being repurposed by the gay community, the slur can “evoke very specific memories of being bullied either online or in real life” and is comparable to the n-word.

Haynes concludes by suggesting that people simply skip the word when singing the 1987 song - which has faced lyrical controversy numerous times in the years since it was released.

“That’s all - one word, two syllables. Not too much of a stretch, right?” he wrote.

The response to Haynes critique of the beloved Christmas song has been varied - with some disagreeing and labelling the editor a “snowflake” millennial, and others recognising that he has a point.

According to some people on social media, who have defended the use of the word in the song, f**got has a different meaning in old Irish slang.

“I won’t be refraining from singing the lyric ‘cheap, lousy f**got’ in 'Fairytale of New York' because it’s not in reference to any homophobic intent - in old Irish f**got simply means a lazy person,” one person wrote.
 


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Re: Things that make you go What the F**k?
« Reply #5347 on: December 07, 2018, 04:01:42 PM »
Gobshite of an Eoghan McDermott (he's a 2 fm dj for most of you's who wouldn't him) taking exception to the word f**got in that brilliant Christmas tune. I had my 8 year old daughter in the car with me the other evening, listening to his show just after 6pm, had to turn over to another station it was full of foul language. I would not get tired kicking thon yoke.