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Texas day care center bans 3-year-old girl over curse word
nydailynews ^ | April 3, 2014 | Michael Walsh

Posted on 04/05/2014 5:15:01 AM PDT by JoeProBono

A Texas mom thinks it's bull that her 3-year-old girl was expelled from the Jubilee Child Development Center in San Antonio for saying "sh-t," WOAI reported.

"I don't condone her saying i,t but for that to be a faith-based day care, I would think that they would reinforce and let her know that's not a word to say," Cassandra Wright told the local station.

Wright said she doesn't use that word at home and isn't quite sure how little Arianna heard it in the first place. She even doubts whether she knows what it means.

"I asked her what word did you say and she told me 'animal,'" she said.

But Alissa Blankenship, the day care center's director, says the school has a zero tolerance policy for profanity because it spreads easily. She doesn't think this was an isolated incident anyway. She told the NBC affiliate that Arianna laughed after saying the word and worried she might say it again.

The center reserves the right to dismiss any child that is not in its best interest, she added.

"Well as a private center and also a parent myself you know there's decisions and choices that have to make," she explained.

Arianna is not the first child the center banned for cursing.


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KEYWORDS: badparent; cassandrawright; curseword; daycarecenter; texas
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This toddler was shown the door for the one time she swore


1 posted on 04/05/2014 5:15:02 AM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

They won’t have any kids left if they enforce this strictly. All kids like to try out these words.


2 posted on 04/05/2014 5:16:46 AM PDT by jocon307
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To: JoeProBono

A Texas mom thinks its bull and isn’t quite sure how little Arianna heard it in the first place.


3 posted on 04/05/2014 5:20:01 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: jocon307

my kid first heard “butthead” at a Christian nursery school then said it to the neighbor


4 posted on 04/05/2014 5:20:46 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Java4Jay

I would bet you this isn’t the first time the mom’s been talked to.


5 posted on 04/05/2014 5:20:51 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: jocon307

People sure seem to have thin skin nowadays. I suspect it was more be ause f the color of her skin.../s


6 posted on 04/05/2014 5:21:01 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: JoeProBono
Kids know or learn quickly that they aren't supposed to say it.

"Ah sh@%!"
"That's a bad word!"
"Okay"
(back turned) (Snickers).

7 posted on 04/05/2014 5:23:14 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: yldstrk

Butthead? Someone must be a “Back to the Future” fan.


8 posted on 04/05/2014 5:24:10 AM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: jocon307
All kids like to try out these words.
No, not all kids - only the ones who hear the words at home.
9 posted on 04/05/2014 5:24:24 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: jocon307


10 posted on 04/05/2014 5:24:25 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: jsanders2001


11 posted on 04/05/2014 5:27:30 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono
THIS is the enemy ...

" ... and worried she might say it again."

The unnatural fear of fear.

Americans USED to be called ugly 'cause we weren't skeered o' NUTHIN'

But then somehow ... we got skeered

pussies

12 posted on 04/05/2014 5:36:53 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Java4Jay
For a Texas mom to describe her feelings to the media as 'bull' leads me to think the other half IS somewhat common.

I don't think it's that bad and certainly nothing to bar a kid from school over.

The teacher and cadre need some reality training

13 posted on 04/05/2014 5:39:16 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: knarf

In 1955, more than 100 years after his death, kids once again looked up to Davy Crockett as a hero and role model, thanks to Walt Disney.


14 posted on 04/05/2014 5:40:59 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: oh8eleven

Not all these kids learn these words at home. It can be learned anywhere where a person might use such a word. It is just as likely that she heard the word anywhere, perhaps even another child at that daycare.


15 posted on 04/05/2014 5:42:11 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: jocon307
They won’t have any kids left if they enforce this strictly. All kids like to try out these words.

No, not really. At 3 or 4 my daughter shared with a sense of horror that another child has used the "S word at preschool. Since we had never used the word, I thought I better explain how inappropriate it is, however I luckily sought a little clarification from her first. It turned out that the "S word" was "stupid".

If parents don't curse, toddlers don't curse... Unless they are around toddlers that do.

16 posted on 04/05/2014 5:42:43 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: jsanders2001

Used to be schools could reprimand a kid, not anymore they’ll be looking at “child abuse” charges. The kids understand this very early.

The kid heard it at home, regularly. Amazing that shite was the word, I would expect MF to be regular usage.


17 posted on 04/05/2014 5:47:50 AM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: JoeProBono

The center is privately owned and can enforce this rule if they want but I have to wonder why this rule is so strict. They must have experience with out of control children and have decided to their only recourse is to have a zero tolerance policy. Sad that it has come to this.


18 posted on 04/05/2014 5:49:18 AM PDT by Reddy (bo stinks)
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To: JoeProBono
I was one of 'em.

We also had Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, Lone Ranger, Buffalo Bob Smith and a few et cetera's

WE were the ones that volunteered ala WW2 for Viet Nam

We also had John Wayne in every heroic role a boy could possibly dream of ... except astronaut.

19 posted on 04/05/2014 5:51:24 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: X-spurt

Thats what you get when you embrace thug culture. Kids with potty mouths from birth whose goal is to become a 9mm wielding thug who deals weed and makes more than those college kids ever imagined a day tax free. And you wonder how they purchased those Cadi Escalades in cash...


20 posted on 04/05/2014 5:52:58 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: knarf


21 posted on 04/05/2014 5:54:47 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: oh8eleven

There are plenty of meme like bits of “information” hanging out at school passed on from one grade to the next; not unlike a virus. They are not part of the official curriculum imparted by the staff, but are passed around by the kids in their daily interactions. Only separation of the kids prevents inter-generational transmission.


22 posted on 04/05/2014 5:56:55 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Jonty30
It is just as likely that she heard the word anywhere
BS - you're just an excuse maker.
23 posted on 04/05/2014 5:59:27 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Paladin2
There are plenty of meme like bits of “information” hanging out at school passed on from one grade to the next
The kid is 3 years old and the day-care does not allow swearing. You're just blowing smoke and making excuses.
Next you'll be telling me she swore because her (single) mom is pooooor.
24 posted on 04/05/2014 6:03:35 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: oh8eleven

It’s a BIG world out there. Speculate as you will.


25 posted on 04/05/2014 6:10:35 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: JoeProBono

The Dept of Just Us will take care of this.


26 posted on 04/05/2014 6:17:16 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: riverrunner
I would bet you this isn’t the first time the mom’s been talked to.

Out of curiosity, what would be the basis of the bet?

I remember when my daughter was about 2-1/2, she fell down and dirtied the knees of her white leotard. She stood up, brushed her knees off and wiped her her palms against each other while proclaiming, "Oh tit" (mispronunciation common to toddlers). My wife and I looked at each other and realized that she had probably heard one of us, or some other individual older than her, use the phrase at one time and was trying to mimic the grown-ups for a "proper" situational response.

Kids pick up on a lot and you can't keep them from overhearing anyone around them and letting it run in their developing, high-energy/super-learning-mode minds.

IOW - $hit happens and it's not necessarily a sign that the parenting is below par when it does.

27 posted on 04/05/2014 6:17:58 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: knarf

I agree. I wouldn’t even want my child in such a wussy, prissified place.


28 posted on 04/05/2014 6:23:07 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (When you have neither the law nor the facts on your side, pound the table.)
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To: JoeProBono
Being the son of a Marine, as well as serving in the Army and working offshore on a drilling rig, I know all the "bad" words and the creative ways to use them. However, as a follower of Jesus Christ, it behooved me to find a cleaner way to speak when I got married and began having kids.

So, every time I'd get mad, I'd say "DAD GUMMIT!! or some other epithet like that. To this day, my kids (two of whom are adults now) don't cuss (even though they now know the words).

29 posted on 04/05/2014 6:23:49 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. Don’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: JoeProBono
My "angelic" mom always said cr**.

Then there's some softer words like...poopy...cow pile....

30 posted on 04/05/2014 6:24:53 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: jocon307

Remember when we looked all the “bad” words up in the dictionary.


31 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:40 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: JoeProBono

No sense trying to teach the kid right from wrong just get rid of them. Zero tolerance is bad policy.


32 posted on 04/05/2014 6:25:54 AM PDT by outofsalt (If history teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything.)
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To: Paladin2
Speculate as you will.
Experience is not speculation ... which, BTW, is what your excuse was.
" inter-generational transmission" LOL ...
33 posted on 04/05/2014 6:33:41 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: knarf; JoeProBono

I had the song Davie Crocket - “King of the wild frontier” - on a yellow 45pm record and played it over and over and over while wearing my coonskin cap. I also had my toy pistol and a toy muzzle loader. I can only guess that my playing the song drove my Mother, Grandmother and sister crazy. At the time my Father was in Korea and missed out on the torture.


34 posted on 04/05/2014 6:34:47 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 ((VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!))
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To: oh8eleven

Maybe, but at least I’m not quick on the draw about accusing and condemning other people for their failings in life.


35 posted on 04/05/2014 6:35:58 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: oh8eleven
It happens.

Not everything on the playground at school comes directly from home. Think about it some more. Get some more data.

36 posted on 04/05/2014 6:42:50 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: JoeProBono

When I was a kid, we used to get three strikes before you were out...

BTW, my grandmother was Irish and let me tell you that woman could make a sailor blush. I couldn’t choose the clan I was born into but I did make the right choices for me. Let me assure you, despite grandma’s colourful vocabulary, no one ever took GOD’s name in vain.

I’m old and cranky and have to be careful around the grandkids about which words/phrases, intonation and level of speech, and physical gesters I might use in stressful (mine, not their) situations. I do try, but sometimes like most human beings, I slip in a new word or two. :)


37 posted on 04/05/2014 6:45:35 AM PDT by Texicanus (Texas, it's a whole 'nother country.)
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To: Paladin2

Oh8eleven’s got everything figured out. He’s even found the rope and tree to carry out the execution with.


38 posted on 04/05/2014 6:46:27 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Red_Devil 232

Ballad Of Davy Crockett Lyrics - Eddy Arnold

Born on a mountain top in Tennessee
Greenest state in the land of the free
Raised in the woods so’s he knew every tree
Kilt him a bar when he was only three
Davy Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier

In eighteen thirteen the Creeks uprose
Addin’ redskin arrows to the country’s woes
Now Injun fightin’ is somethin’ he knows
So he shoulders his rifle and off he goes
Davy Davy Crockett the man who don’t know fear

Off through the woods he’s a marchin’ along
Makin’ up yarns and a singin’ a song
Itchin’ for fightin’ and rightin’ a wrong
He’s crazy as a bar and twice as strong
Davy Davy Crockett the buckskin buccaneer

Fought single-handed through the Injun War
Till the Creeks was whipped an’ peace was in store
An’ while he was handlin’ this risky chore
Made hisself a legend for evermore
Davy Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier
[ banjo ]
When he come home his politickin’ done
The western march had just begun
So he packed his gear and his trusty gun
And lit out grinnin’ to follow the sun
Davy Davy Crockett leading the pioneer

He heard of Houston and Austin so
To the Texas plains he just had to go
Where freedom was fightin’ another foe
And they needed him at the Alamo
Davy Davy Crockett the man who don’t know fear

His land is the biggest and his land is best
From grassy plains to the mountain crest
He’s ahead of us all meetin’ the test
Following his legend in to the West
Davy Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier


39 posted on 04/05/2014 6:49:57 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Texicanus
My mom had this wooden spoon


40 posted on 04/05/2014 6:56:26 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: JoeProBono

This is part of black culture. The school is definitely racist.


41 posted on 04/05/2014 6:57:59 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: JoeProBono

Shit is a crude word, not a curse.


42 posted on 04/05/2014 6:58:36 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JoeProBono

Seriously, the day care workers are so pathetic that they cannot instill even the slightest bit of discipline in a three year old?

Well, hopefully it won’t go on her “permanent record”, as that might prevent her from getting into a better university... (That would have used to be sarcasm, but today there are so many fruitcakes, you can’t tell.)


43 posted on 04/05/2014 6:59:19 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: jocon307

Not in the Catholic schools I went to in my youth! Maybe, just maybe, in the schoolyard. But then the class tattletale would run with the immortal words: “Sister! Sister!” to the nun on duty. After she got through with you, you’d wish you were banned from school.


44 posted on 04/05/2014 7:01:34 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein


45 posted on 04/05/2014 7:05:27 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: oh8eleven

BS - you’re just an excuse maker.

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LOL. Maybe the child learned the word from you. We know what BS stands for.


46 posted on 04/05/2014 7:05:40 AM PDT by dmz
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To: JoeProBono

Suspend, fine.

Ban, no. Not unless this was the excuse for expelling a child with deeper problems.

If their reasoning is that they are a faith-based day care, they lost a ministry opportunity instead of gaining a potential convert. Correct the child rather than ban the child.


47 posted on 04/05/2014 7:06:38 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Every time you say no to a liberal, you make the Baby Barack cry.)
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To: JoeProBono
My deeply religious Grandmother swore one time in her life, when my mother and aunt were young girls (Gram was a single mother as a result of her husband dying from leukemia when my mom and aunt were very very young).

She had just finished mixing up a batch of red Kool Aid for the girls and the glass pitcher slipped from her hand, hit the floor and exploded into a red cloud of glass shards and red sugar water, everywhere. Apparently it was exactly the same as the scene near the ending of the movie Uncle Buck.

As far as my very, very religious dearly departed Gram is concerned... she is probably burning in Hell for saying that one word.

48 posted on 04/05/2014 7:07:04 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Red_Devil 232

kilt him a bar, when he was only three ....


49 posted on 04/05/2014 7:08:15 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: JoeProBono

I was in the 4th grade about the time Davy Crockett everything was the rage. Some aspiring “American Idol” type (only it was Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts in my time) introduced us to a new version of “On Top Of Ol’ Smokie”. Sample verse below:

On top of Ol’ Smokie
All covered with snow...
I saw Davy Crockett
Kissin’ Marilyn Monroe...

And it when on from there to many other verses that extended my vocabulary at this early age.

Before anyone jumps me about the vulgarity, let me assure this was back in the time when men were men, women were women, and kids could tell the difference.


50 posted on 04/05/2014 7:08:20 AM PDT by Texicanus (Texas, it's a whole 'nother country.)
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