[svlug] [OT] Joke

Chris J. DiBona chris at dibona.com
Mon May 15 12:19:03 PDT 2000


I think that this is all -way- to off topic and ask that people take this
offlist. 
 
Chris

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On Tue, 16 May 2000, Derek J. Balling wrote:

> OK, since we're going to turn an innocent joke into a political statement.
> 
> I've seen - first-hand - black people call each other "nigger". If I do it, 
> and I'm white, I'm racist.
> 
> I've seen - first-hand - gay people call each other "fag". If I do it, and 
> I'm straight, I'm a homophobe.
> 
> In other words.. I think "lighten up" is in order. :)
> 
> D
> 
> 
> 
> At 10:32 AM 5/16/00 -0700, Ray Olszewski wrote:
> >I hope I am not the only member of the SVLUG list offended by this "joke".
> >Or do we quietly accept this use of an offensive term for gays?
> >
> >At 10:01 AM 5/16/00 -0700, Ivan Passos wrote:
> > >
> > >First day of class. ...
> >[rest deleted]
> >
> >------------------------------------"Never tell me the odds!"---
> >Ray Olszewski                                        -- Han Solo
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