While we’re redefining gender and marriage, why not redefine everything else?
Words have meanings. Meanings have consequences.
What about cancer? Let’s redefine cancer as anyone who says they have it. Then I could ask on Facebook for people to donate to my cancer treatment, check in to a hospital and lay in a bed while the donations roll in. Then when I decide I’m better, I can call myself a cancer survivor, and thank everyone for the donations I can now use to buy houses for myself and other self-identified cancer survivors.
That’s offensive? Why? My body is the most personal thing I have, and if I say there’s cancer in me, then by God it must be there. If I say it’s gone, then I’ve survived the cancer.
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An Open Letter to the Oxford University Press
Timothy Barton President, OUP USA Oxford University Press 198 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10016 U.S.A. Phone: 212-726-6000 Dear Mr. Barton, I am writing this letter as a formal complaint. It has come to my attention that the New Oxford American Dictionary has defined the term “teabagger” as “a person who protests President Obama’s tax policies and stimulus package, often through local demonstrations known as | Read More »
New Word of the Day: Plumb.
v.tr. The act, performed by the Left and their friends in the MSM, of publicly scrutinizing the private life of any individual, public or private, who makes Barack Obama look bad or assists Barack Obama in making himself look bad or challenges him in any way; with the purpose of discrediting that individual and hopefully destroying his/her life/career, or at least intimidating them (and anyone | Read More »