Skip to comments.'Bringing home the bacon' and other phrases PETA wants banned
Posted on 12/04/2018 11:31:54 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Common idiomatic expressions like "bringing home the bacon" may eventually fall out of usage as more people embrace vegetarianism and veganism, a university researcher says.
Dr. Shareena Hamzah of Swansea University says meat- and animal-themed phrases will slowly be abandoned as awareness of animal cruelty and the negative effects of raising animals for meat production - on both the climate and the human body - grows.
People will become less likely to use meat/animal metaphors in order not to offend sensitive vegan ears, Hamzah says.
PETA, of course, is all for speeding up the process when it comes to rewriting idioms that reference meat or animal cruelty. The animal rights activist group is already promoting revisions, such has replacing "flog a dead horse" with "feed a fed horse."
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Im amenable to Bring home the sliced pork bellies.
“Bite me”. Oh wait. That offends vegans but not fagola.
Sorry, but “Bringing home the tofu” or “Bringing home to quinoa” just doesn’t have the same oomph to it.
How does she feel about being called “horseface”?
how about “stuffing oats down a dead vegan”?
I gained my PhD in English Literature at Swansea University in 2018 with a study of the contemporary fiction of Jeanette Winterson. In this research, I created a fresh critical discourse about her work by providing a new conceptual model I term alternative fetishism. This combines the negative and positive associations of fetishism and substitution to analyse the distinctive ways in which Wintersons obsession with the English language drives her diverse narratives."
How that qualifies her to tell us how to speak our native language is....mysterious.
One more dingbat looking for her 15 minutes of fame.
Well, OK then, how about Driving home the kielbasa? Would that be more acceptable?
Leftists slowly boiling the First Amendment frog.
Speaking of which, does that mean Animal House has to be edited?
Sure looks like she could be related to Valerie Jarrett. Is she a muzzie too?
How about “I gotta take a PETA!”
I’m glad I saw this, I was out of bacon for breakfast this morning.
No doubt a long lineage of English blood
Bottle blonde....likely RoP
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