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‘Man Up,’ ‘Don’t Be A Pussy’ Labeled Offensive Language at Duke University
The College Fix ^ | April 28, 2014 | Claire E. Healey

Posted on 04/29/2014 12:53:27 PM PDT by QT3.14

A new word-discouragement campaign at Duke University has labeled phrases such as “Man Up,” “That’s So Gay,” and “Don’t Be a Pussy” offensive language that “delegitimizes” homosexuality and oppresses and insults people.

But as the campaign has gained national popularity, its detractors have bristled at the effort, calling it a politically correct war on words that will stifle free speech and suggesting its true aim is to redefine terms to control public opinion and – ultimately – public policy.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: dukeuniversity; language; nc; pc
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Another pc example coming from an Ivy-Covered North Korea.

Dartmouth also recently decided 'fiesta' was out after one female student from Mexico objected to whites using the term.

1 posted on 04/29/2014 12:53:27 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: QT3.14

What a bunch of pussies. Duke needs to man up and stop being so gay.


2 posted on 04/29/2014 12:54:31 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

lol


3 posted on 04/29/2014 12:54:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: QT3.14

Thought control.


4 posted on 04/29/2014 12:55:07 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: QT3.14
offensive language that “delegitimizes” homosexuality

One cannot "delegitimize" that which is already illegitimate. Homosexuality is deranged, degraded and debased; rotten, foul and perverted.

5 posted on 04/29/2014 12:56:09 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: Steely Tom



6 posted on 04/29/2014 12:56:58 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: dfwgator

I see what you did there and I salute your efforts.


7 posted on 04/29/2014 12:56:59 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: NorthMountain

Good grief. “Man up” applies to straights too, and any timid domestic feline can vouch for the meaning of “don’t be a pussy.”


8 posted on 04/29/2014 12:57:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: QT3.14
We are all ladies now. Except for the ladies.
9 posted on 04/29/2014 12:57:21 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: QT3.14

Tell Duke to man up!


10 posted on 04/29/2014 12:57:32 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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“We take it up the butt” is, however an administration funded and approved chant for Duke University students.

Chinese lesson included.


11 posted on 04/29/2014 12:57:42 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: dfwgator

should change it from Duke to Dyke


12 posted on 04/29/2014 12:57:56 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: dfwgator

Amen


13 posted on 04/29/2014 12:58:11 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: NorthMountain

What about ‘Breeder’?


14 posted on 04/29/2014 12:58:13 PM PDT by AU72
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To: QT3.14

Sexist too.


15 posted on 04/29/2014 12:58:22 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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Did the hateful Duke Group of 88 come up with this?

Really strange folks there.

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16 posted on 04/29/2014 12:58:57 PM PDT by Mears
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I'm waiting for blind people to stand up and demand the government to outlaw offensive phrases like:
"Try to see it my way", "Can't you see?", "Looking forward", "Look to the future" and of course, "Picture this"!
17 posted on 04/29/2014 1:01:24 PM PDT by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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What a bunch of pussies. Duke needs to man up and stop being so gay.

You da man, gator

18 posted on 04/29/2014 1:01:34 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: QT3.14

Anyone who complains about being called a pussy is confessing to being one.


19 posted on 04/29/2014 1:03:23 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: QT3.14

And to think, just 47 years ago students were walking out, having sit ins, demanding the right to have totally FREE SPEECH! They wanted the right to use the most vile words in common conversation. They even went about creating other vile words to use.

Today those vile words are common in movies and on campus. Now they want the right to ban certain other words they consider offensive which were common 47 years ago.


20 posted on 04/29/2014 1:03:34 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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Come to think of it, fat people could protest against the phrases; "Tread Lightly" and "Lighten up".
21 posted on 04/29/2014 1:03:47 PM PDT by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: QT3.14

I guess zero got tired of hearing it from moochelle and had jarrett make a call.


22 posted on 04/29/2014 1:03:53 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: QT3.14

Good luck enforcing it against any lawyered up student. Being offensive is a constitutionally protected right.


23 posted on 04/29/2014 1:04:26 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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...and when are the tribes going to demand a law against the term "Indian giver"?
24 posted on 04/29/2014 1:05:16 PM PDT by Baynative (Got bulbs? Check my profile page.)
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To: QT3.14

Does anyone not know by now that universities are top heavy with administrators compared to 25 years ago? And that gays and lesbians are over represented in these mostly un-needed jobs. Then you have feminazi administrators. Their goal (along with the gays+lesbians) is to feminize and castrate the male students same as is done by insane school marms in k-12 when they suspend a 7 year old for pointing a finger like a gun

The vile prejudiced people mentioned above are all 0bama voters...goes without saying


25 posted on 04/29/2014 1:05:26 PM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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“Man Up,” “That’s So Gay,” and “Don’t Be a Pussy”

That's very non-heterosexual-like. These people need to person-up and stop being like vaginas.

26 posted on 04/29/2014 1:06:14 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: dfwgator

Excellent. I expect that will get their collective panties in a twist..


27 posted on 04/29/2014 1:06:43 PM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: QT3.14

The only group that it is politically acceptable to make fun of are SOUTHERN WHITE MALES.


28 posted on 04/29/2014 1:06:57 PM PDT by SC_Pete
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offensive language that “delegitimizes” homosexuality

Well? and the problem with that is...?

29 posted on 04/29/2014 1:09:54 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: dfwgator

Can’t top that...


30 posted on 04/29/2014 1:10:20 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: QT3.14

Excuse me...

The PLUMBING “delegitimizes” homosexuality !!!!!!


31 posted on 04/29/2014 1:11:00 PM PDT by G Larry (In the beginning there was "Right" and "Wrong" and we've been compromising in the "Wrong" direction)
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“What a bunch of pussies. Duke needs to man up and stop being so gay.”

Chapel Hill has been saying that for years.
Go Tar Heels!!!!!!!


32 posted on 04/29/2014 1:12:13 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: QT3.14
Don't be pusillanimous.
33 posted on 04/29/2014 1:13:37 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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“What a bunch of pussies. Duke needs to man up and stop being so gay.”

The Texas contingent has spoken.


34 posted on 04/29/2014 1:15:03 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: QT3.14

If Duke doesn’t want us to say “Man up,” they should change their name to something that is more gender neutral.


35 posted on 04/29/2014 1:15:26 PM PDT by rwa265 (Love one another as I have loved you, says the Lord.)
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36 posted on 04/29/2014 1:15:28 PM PDT by tomkat (3% +1)
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To: QT3.14

if people topped sending their kids and cash to places that indoctrinated their kids and themselves, there would be no money to indoctrinate their kids and themselves.

Say, Cable/Dish and colleges/public schools for example. Or businesses like Apple that make ‘social justice’ a priority of their philanthropic spending.

People have a choice. And they freely choose to cut their own throats.


37 posted on 04/29/2014 1:16:32 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: QT3.14
Don't be a wet Castor with a nice tail


38 posted on 04/29/2014 1:16:51 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: QT3.14

These people are idiots and they need to: Man up, and stop talking about issues that are so gay!


39 posted on 04/29/2014 1:18:37 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: Ouderkirk
"Dyke" University
LOL! ..(literally :) "fits" that description.

40 posted on 04/29/2014 1:21:47 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? ;-)
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To: Cementjungle

Don’t be a pussy doesn’t originally com from slang for genitalia.
The etymology for pussy in this context is a shortening of the word “pusillanimous”.

I have noticed leftists trying to edit online dictionaries to cover for this (as I am far from the first to point it out) but they can’t edit my huge Websters international dictionary from the early seventies.

The poor scholarship here is par for the course at Duke these days.


41 posted on 04/29/2014 1:21:52 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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42 posted on 04/29/2014 1:22:21 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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43 posted on 04/29/2014 1:22:29 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: Paladin2

Does that mean the Oregon State Beavers are going to change there name?


44 posted on 04/29/2014 1:23:39 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: MrEdd

“from Latin pusillus very small (diminutive of pusus boy) + animus spirit; perhaps akin to Latin puer child”


45 posted on 04/29/2014 1:24:44 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

Dookies are a bunch of pussies and Tar Heels are a bunch of douchebags.


46 posted on 04/29/2014 1:24:58 PM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: AU72

Fags use “breeder” as an insult, therefore it’s OK. Insulting and offending normal people is tolerable ... even laudatory. Dykes and fairies, freaks and hairies must be protected.


47 posted on 04/29/2014 1:25:54 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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I’m going to be really offended by that, as soon as I stop laughing.

Frick those iceholes. I guess we are all required to recoil in horror at the slightest indication of violence, so I won’t point out the appropriateness of the college students beating those power-mad harpies with axe-handles.


48 posted on 04/29/2014 1:26:06 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: QT3.14

How dare those white people use a Spanish word.

Looks like that angry Mexican girl learned how to oppress whites from blacks who use the ‘n’ word non-stop, but have learned to use it as an excuse to beat, arrest or torment whites who use it in the same way.


49 posted on 04/29/2014 1:26:18 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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Not the only institution with potential trouble on the horizon:

""The beaver was chosen as the mascot of Technology because of its remarkable engineering and mechanical skill and its habits of industry. The proposal that the beaver be adapted as the mascot of the Institute was made at the annual dinner of the Technology Club of New York on January 17, 1914. The late President Richard Maclaurin formally accepted the proposal, and at this dinner a group of beavers shown in natural surroundings was presented to the Institute.""

50 posted on 04/29/2014 1:27:23 PM PDT by Paladin2
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