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Paul
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 10th, 2018, 4:48 am

Almost everyone has a boss (including most of "enterpreneurs"). Many of these people like to pretend they don't.
That was one of the downsides to having a hedge fund, that felt like having many bosses, the investors.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 10th, 2018, 7:47 am

Almost everyone has a boss (including most of "enterpreneurs"). Many of these people like to pretend they don't.
Customer is king, ISM
Why am I calling you by your first name? I don't even know who you are.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 10th, 2018, 8:57 am

Almost everyone has a boss (including most of "enterpreneurs"). Many of these people like to pretend they don't.
That was one of the downsides to having a hedge fund, that felt like having many bosses, the investors.
And if you own a small company making pencils for Tesco or Wal-Mart, you have a single, tyrannical and exploitative boss.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 10th, 2018, 10:03 am

Anyone done this?

On shuddering jams up in the hydro dams
Or underneath the Thames in a hole
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 12th, 2018, 5:49 pm

"zwarte Piet is not racist, he's just black from the chimney"
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 14th, 2018, 5:20 pm

I've always thought zwarte Piet was indeed black from the chimney :-O

Anyway, yesterday I entered a SPAR store to buy vegan cheese, moulded one - full of spores. I spotted a guy who looked like Spock. I gave him a Vulcan salute and spielt off "Diftor e smusma". It spooked him out. Spoofer :-/ The situation sparked a spastic spate of sp-words in my speaking. Was I spellbound?

I suspected that my incorrect pronunciation of the Vulcan speak might have spooked out the Spock, so I checked it at home. I found this:
Don't you think that German dubbing of Leonard Nimoy speaking Vulcan is like translating Mein Kampf to Hebrew?
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

October 14th, 2018, 5:58 pm

If you like I can send your request/complaint  to the CEO international of SPAR whom I know via via. I remember having a drink with him and his wife on 17 May 1978 when the bomb explode nearby at  Trinity College. Around 17.30.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 6th, 2018, 11:35 am

 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 6th, 2018, 12:27 pm

"Killing an elephant" always makes me twitch.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 6th, 2018, 3:49 pm

That sounds like horse biiiip
Oh lord, okay. How 'bout Little Drummer boy?
Nope, that offends short people.
And you can't say drummer 'cause that will offend real musicians.
 
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Re: Political Correctness is Dead! Time to say what you really think

December 6th, 2018, 4:14 pm

I can speak only for myself, but it doesn't offend me. It just makes me feel bad.
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