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  1. Debby's Gravatar Debby
    October 30, 2012    

    Fags?

    • Young $narf's Gravatar Young $narf
      November 1, 2012    

      Mayor: (Addressing assembly of students) Students, I am here because of a very serious matter. This morning it was discovered that in several places all over town, somebody had spray-painted the words, ‘Fags get out’. Many witnesses reported seeing children with spray-paint. Now, if anybody knows anything about the kids who did this, you must come forward…
      Cartman: (Interrupts and raises hand) That was us.
      Mayor: Excuse me?
      Stan: Yeah, we did that!
      Kyle and Kenny: Yeah!
      Mayor: (Angrily) Why would you write something like that and be proud of it?
      Kyle: Well, because we want all those fags to get out of our town.
      Cartman: Yeah, everyone hates those fags, right?
      (Students murmur in agreement)
      Mr. Mackay: Now just what the heck is going on here? This is not what we have taught you in this school! Kyle and Stan, you’ve always been tolerate of gay people!
      Stan: (Confused) Gay people?
      Kyle: We aren’t talking about gay people.
      Mr. Mackay: You just admitted to spray-painting that they should get out of town!
      Stan: Dude, why would we want gay people to get out of town?
      Cartman: Oh, they think we meant gay fags!
      Kyle: Oh. Hey, that’s not very nice, Mayor! Just because a person is gay doesn’t mean he’s a fag!

  2. Young $narf's Gravatar Young $narf
    November 1, 2012    

    YES, FAGS

  3. Young $narf's Gravatar Young $narf
    November 1, 2012    

    Look back in snarf history. The debate was had a long time ago on this site – allow me to explain that we would never mean it towards homosexuals. The word is commonplace among snarfs as meaning “douche” or the like. Anyways, below is the old debate.

  4. Young $narf's Gravatar Young $narf
    November 1, 2012    

    It’s history was not originated in hate; faggots were “man hired into military service simply to fill out the ranks at muster” (1700) and “vote manufactured for party purposes” (1817). The oft-heard statement that male homosexuals were called faggots in reference to their being burned at the stake is an etymological urban legend. Burning was sometimes a punishment meted out to homosexuals in Christian Europe (on the suggestion of the Biblical fate of Sodom and Gomorah), but in England, where parliament had made homosexuality a capital offense in 1533, hanging was the method prescribed. Any use of faggot in connection with public executions had long become an English historical obscurity by the time the word began to be used for “male homosexual” in 20th century American slang, whereas the contemptuous slang word for “woman” (and the other possible sources or influences listed here) was in active use.

  5. Debby's Gravatar Debby
    November 7, 2012    

    I guess that makes it OK……

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