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Subject:  Re: A new word and definition Date:  10/25/2012  9:06 AM
Author:  ariechert Number:  45943 of 73760

"Now Ann Coulter is the victim of the PC police for using the word retard as an insult." - sykesix

Reminds me of when I was a kid living in Garden Grove, California way back when I was in the 6th grade. That must have been like in 1965? I went to Clinton Elementary School. We used the word "retard" as an insult too. I'm not even sure I knew exactly what it meant only that it had something to do with being goofy and stupid? We also threw around the word "homo" a lot too and I know I didn't know what that meant or entailed. We just knew it was a bad thing to be.

Also back in 1965 I remember for some reason there was a lot of animosity between the Mexican community and the white-Anglo community. We made jokes about "beaners" and and called them "greasers" and said that the reason their hair was greasy was because after they ate tacos