Everybody Except Popa is Retarded

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    First, it would be stealing to buy a cup of coffee and ask a refill of tea (assuming that the refill for tea is only for people who purchase tea).

    “I don’t know why you think I misrepresented their policy. I called them and asked what the rules are.”

    Then, I concur that the policy is indeed “retarded.”

    #1198868

    dash™
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    Besides, once you were editing, you could have made it completely not offensive by just removing the last line, or replacing it with “you people”.

    The phrase “you people” is also offensive. How many people are you trying to offend?

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    popa_bar_abba
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    The phrase “you people” is also offensive. How many people are you trying to offend?

    Thanks for bumping.

    When you have nothing to add, and just want to bump a thread, it is more polite to just write “bump.”

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    DaasYochid ☕
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    “bump”

    #1198871

    Torah613Torah
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    “bump”

    #1198872

    👑RebYidd23
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    “bump”

    #1198873

    catch yourself
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    MR and DD are two distinct diagnoses, although they often coincide. DD refers to physical delays in development.

    For switching programs, I find the easiest way is ALT-TAB, although you could just right click on the taskbar icon to open a menu of program Windows.

    It would be ?? ????? to spill out the coffee.

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    DaasYochid ☕
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    So spill it on popa. Then it wouldn’t be a waste.

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    catch yourself
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    That explains why you would get the tea. Its cheaper than coffee, and works just as well for spilling on Popa.

    #1198876

    DaasYochid ☕
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    Depends on how many cups I’m spilling on him.

    #1198877

    Why isn’t popa deemed retarded when as far as I know Starbucks’ tea does not have a hechsher? I have actually had to leave the place after realizing that bottled water was the only thing I could order.

    #1198878

    👑RebYidd23
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    Because mistaken≠retarded.

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    DaasYochid ☕
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    Bump

    #1554552

    DaasYochid ☕
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    I don’t think we’ll be seeing as many frum people in Starbucks.

    #1555803

    everyyidisspecial
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    Why not use Moron instead, no social stigma and only offensive to actual Morons. I think using the Ret— word is very insensitive. This is my first post and likely my last mainly because most posters are relatively kind but there are some that are outright hateful, mean and violate the laws of lashon harah. I am sure I will take a lot of heat for this post. But please consider Moron at least…. P.S. even though I believe that Trump should not have twitter I think right now he is good for the USA.

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    👑RebYidd23
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    I think it’s very insensitive to stop people from using the R word. If people are brave enough to face the social stigma to use this very special, expressive word, it is simply rude to stop them. “Moron” and “idiot” are simply nouns that refer to retarded people, and it is ridiculous to make a distinction.

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    everyyidisspecial
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    Oh! RebYidd23 I have read many of your posts and I am surprised by this one that you really believe that Ret— use is intensive, REALLY. I quote “If people are brave enough to face the social stigma to use this very special, expressive word, it is simply rude to stop them.” I expected better from you but we all live and learn. Thank G-d you do not have a mentally challenged child (if you are old enough) or a sibling if not. Here is the definition of the noun Moron: Early 20th century (as a medical term denoting an adult with a mental age of about 8–12): from Greek mōron, neuter of mōros ‘foolish’. Not quite the same as reta—- But anyway have at it and thank Hashem every day that you find no offence because it has not impacted your life so far. I give you a Beracha (probally dont want it from me) that you never have the pain of a relative who is labeled Ret—. all the best.

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    👑RebYidd23
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    That’s rich coming from a person who doesn’t know who I am or who my family is.

    #1557204

    🍫Syag Lchochma
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    everyyidisspecial – thank you for standing up for many people who feel the way you do!

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    👑RebYidd23
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    Come back when you have a valid reason to back up your feelings.

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    The little I know
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    everyyidisspecial

    I get your point. However, I suggest you examine a bit of history. The vocabulary changes over time, with words added to describe new things, but mostly meanings of words change. Part of this is fueled by the voice of the street.

    When I was a kid, we spoke about Negroes. The word was not slang, and it was not used in a derogatory manner. Then things changed to where that word was given negative meaning, and one needed to call them Blacks. That evolved into African-Americans. We now have People of Color. I do not quite care what the accepted term is for today, because it will change in a short time. And words spoken with zero intent on degrading anyone will be interpreted as offensive and criminal. Now, that’s pretty crazy.

    I recall use of the word reta—. The political correctness movement brought vocabulary changes, and this word is now given a negative connotation. Why? I don’t know. For clinicians, it’s not specific enough. But it’s jargon. Who cares?

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