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Thread: "Language Police" Ban "Old", "Blind", "Sea"

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    "Language Police" Ban "Old", "Blind", "Sea"

    She says a lot of people are having fun finding new titles for Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" which presents problems with every word except "and" and "the." Ravitch said old is ageist, man is sexist and sea can't be used in case a student lives inland and doesn't grasp the concept of a large body of water.
    Are you kidding me?? This is getting ridiculous. Like George Carlin said, "It's the 'p*ssyfication' of this country". :yell: Like banning dodgeball wasn't bad enough.

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    Who the **** comes up with these rules? Who cares if something says "old" or "yacht?"
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    I saw this woman on a lot of political debate/news shows. She's right that text books are way too PC. You can't say paperboy? WTF?
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    Simple.....this woman needs to get laid. Next case.
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    Originally posted by Capt. Dick
    Simple.....this woman needs to get laid. Next case.
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    Originally posted by Capt. Dick
    Simple.....this woman needs to get laid. Next case.
    What? She's not defending the PC BS, she's just reporting it.
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    [QUOTE]Originally posted by booyeah_


    What? She's not defending the PC BS, she's just reporting it.
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    oops....well ok. Misread it. Aw hell, she probably needs to get laid anyway.
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    Capt. Dick........

    Hey, the 'Old Man and the Sea' was written by Ernest Hemingway who lived in the Keys, you're always out on the sea and you live in the Keys, any chance you were an inspiration for that one? :cool:
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    Re: Capt. Dick........

    Originally posted by Jaydog57
    Hey, the 'Old Man and the Sea' was written by Ernest Hemingway who lived in the Keys, you're always out on the sea and you live in the Keys, any chance you were an inspiration for that one? :cool:

    Nope, not me Jaydog. .....I did know the old fisherman who was the son of the capt. who used to take Hemingway fishing. He`s been dead a long time now. His name was Joe Russel. I was a 1st mate in those days.
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