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Re: CHAT: Un-American activities, was Re: Ungrammaticalization?

From:Mia Soderquist <tuozine@...>
Date:Saturday, July 17, 1999, 4:05
"J. Barefoot" wrote:
> > >From: Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> > > > > They also liked using the adjectives "Russian", "Carpathian", and > > > "Communist/Commie". They referred to their class president as the Czar. > > > >Interesting. My brother and I like to use "commie" as a joking term for > >anything not American, as in "those Commie Canucks" :-) My brother just > >loves to use "(tree-huggin') hippie crap" as a jocular insult, for > >anything, especially in the phrase "It's all a bunch of tree-huggin' > >hippie crap" (yes, he did take that from Cartman on South Park)
This is a favorite of mine too... But I am a granola cruncher myself. :)
> > > > Didn't mean to offend anyone, Canadian, Scottish, Communist, or Gay. :-) >
And especially not to offend the Scottish-Canadian Communist gays in our midst. :) -- Mia Soderquist ( ICQ 19818811 or 5926593 RC(0.1) 2m B-- C D++ F- N S! O2d17r OC- a