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Old Mar 4th 2009, 12:00 am
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Originally Posted by Novocastrian View Post
Yes, they do. But they're wrong.

Finger pointing at minorities (or majorities) and toilet humour are lower.
And who prey tell decides who are in the majority and who are in the minority ? people who think they are in a better position to decide than others ?
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And who prey tell decides who are in the majority and who are in the minority ? people who think they are in a better position to decide than others ?
I guess it's simple maths.
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Old Mar 4th 2009, 12:04 am
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Several. Wasn't it clear the first time?

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The point being that in the context of smoking cigarettes, "fag" is a British slang. We're British.

In the context of the original cartoon, fag is used ambivalently both in that context and as a perjorative towards gay couples.

The intended audience is not obvious, but I suppose a certain group of ignorant Brits might find it titillating.
Smoking - thats another whole debate .....
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Originally Posted by Novocastrian View Post
Several. Wasn't it clear the first time?

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The point being that in the context of smoking cigarettes, "fag" is a British slang. We're British.

In the context of the original cartoon, fag is used ambivalently both in that context and as a perjorative towards gay couples.

The intended audience is not obvious, but I suppose a certain group of ignorant Brits might find it titillating.
And who is going to judge who the ignorant ones are - uuuumm let me guess....
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And who is going to judge who the ignorant ones are - uuuumm let me guess....
I also believe that I am now in a minority as I'm actually English not British.
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Originally Posted by Jo.Ru_onway View Post
And who is going to judge who the ignorant ones are - uuuumm let me guess....
You should certainly go first in the selection...
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I also believe that I am now in a minority as I'm actually English not British.
How interesting. You seem to make a distinction which escapes me completely. But I'm mathematically challenged anyway. Are the British in a majority anywhere except Britain? Or possibly, if you read the Daily Mail, not even there?
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You should certainly go first in the selection...
And guess who'd be right up there pointing their judgemental little finger at me ?
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Originally Posted by Jo.Ru_onway View Post
And guess who'd be right up there pointing their judgemental little finger at me ?

No, no. You misunderstand me. Please rank the posters on this thread in terms of apparent ignorance.
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Originally Posted by Novocastrian View Post
Several. Wasn't it clear the first time?

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The point being that in the context of smoking cigarettes, "fag" is a British slang. We're British.

In the context of the original cartoon, fag is used ambivalently both in that context and as a perjorative towards gay couples.

The intended audience is not obvious, but I suppose a certain group of ignorant Brits might find it titillating.
I think the intended audience is comprised of homophobic smokers. Given that the audience is expected to have heard of Ontario that audience must be in Canada. I think it's aimed at Albertans.
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Originally Posted by Novocastrian View Post
How interesting. You seem to make a distinction which escapes me completely. But I'm mathematically challenged anyway. Are the British in a majority anywhere except Britain? Or possibly, if you read the Daily Mail, not even there?
Come now, I can't believe anything would escape you ...and i'm sure you overcome all your challenges, I think that both the British and the English are now a minority in Great Britain, we all know who the majority are now - but again thats another story - one of which i no doubt am sure everyone has their own opinion on.
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No, no. You misunderstand me. Please rank the posters on this thread in terms of apparent ignorance.
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Originally Posted by Jo.Ru_onway View Post
we all know who the majority are now - but again thats another story
I don't. Please enlighten me.
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Originally Posted by Jo.Ru_onway View Post
Come now, I can't believe anything would escape you ...and i'm sure you overcome all your challenges, I think that both the British and the English are now a minority in Great Britain, we all know who the majority are now - but again thats another story - one of which i no doubt am sure everyone has their own opinion on.
I'm also a bit puzzled.
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Do you mean 42?
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