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Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 3:03pm
by Marky Dread
Oi skinny Jim who you calling fat?

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 4:32pm
by Heston
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Historical baggage?

I've heard people say what's wrong with Paki, it's just a shortening of the name, like Brit. They forget the years of negative connotations associated with the word.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 5:40pm
by Marky Dread
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Toady I am the victim and the joke. :disshame:

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 6:03pm
by 101Walterton
Marky Dread wrote:
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Toady I am the victim and the joke. :disshame:
A Muslim, a Jew, a fat ginger bloke, a black lesbian transsexual and Marky Dread walked into a pub. They behaved like reasonable adults and all had a nice time.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 6:06pm
by Marky Dread
101Walterton wrote:
Marky Dread wrote:
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Toady I am the victim and the joke. :disshame:
A Muslim, a Jew, a fat ginger bloke, a black lesbian transsexual and Marky Dread walked into a pub. They behaved like reasonable adults and all had a nice time.
Today the others rejected him for being an idiot. The landlord refused to serve him on the grounds that he might hurt himself.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 6:59pm
by matedog
Heston wrote:
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Historical baggage?

I've heard people say what's wrong with Paki, it's just a shortening of the name, like Brit. They forget the years of negative connotations associated with the word.
Oh man, I got in trouble with my friend's parents (Pakistani/English) for dropping that awhile back. I had only heard another Pakistani friend use it lightheartedly before and was totally unaware of the historical connotation in England. They were understanding, but man did I feel like an ass.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 03 Nov 2016, 7:53pm
by 101Walterton
matedog wrote:
Heston wrote:
101Walterton wrote:When it comes to humour / jokes there is always a 'victim' the person who is made fun of whether it is a man, a woman, a fat guy, a Pom, an Irishman, a hipster, a Scotman, a nun, a ginger, an Essex girl etc.
Why is it any more offensive to tell a joke based on race?

( I know Scots, Irish, English are races but you get my point).
Historical baggage?

I've heard people say what's wrong with Paki, it's just a shortening of the name, like Brit. They forget the years of negative connotations associated with the word.
Oh man, I got in trouble with my friend's parents (Pakistani/English) for dropping that awhile back. I had only heard another Pakistani friend use it lightheartedly before and was totally unaware of the historical connotation in England. They were understanding, but man did I feel like an ass.
Paki is still in common usage in cricket and is the name used for the Pakistani team even by commentators. It does jar when you hear it.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 04 Nov 2016, 5:40am
by Marky Dread
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Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 04 Nov 2016, 5:41am
by Marky Dread
Marky Dread wrote:
Silent Majority wrote:
Marky Dread wrote: I dislike political correctness as much as I dislike racists.
As much as, really?
Removed.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 09 Nov 2016, 12:36am
by Rat Patrol
So, Limeys...is this what it's like when you Brexit?

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 09 Nov 2016, 4:10am
by Marky Dread
Rat Patrol wrote:So, Limeys...is this what it's like when you Brexit?
Is what like? Are you referring to the feeling you have after Trump winning the presidency? If so mate I don't think they are comparable.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 10 Nov 2016, 12:26am
by Kory
Marky Dread wrote:
Rat Patrol wrote:So, Limeys...is this what it's like when you Brexit?
Is what like? Are you referring to the feeling you have after Trump winning the presidency? If so mate I don't think they are comparable.
Perhaps he's referring to secession from the union as a result of the win.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 10 Nov 2016, 5:43am
by Marky Dread
Kory wrote:
Marky Dread wrote:
Rat Patrol wrote:So, Limeys...is this what it's like when you Brexit?
Is what like? Are you referring to the feeling you have after Trump winning the presidency? If so mate I don't think they are comparable.
Perhaps he's referring to secession from the union as a result of the win.
It's a complete disaster.

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 06 Jan 2017, 9:57am
by Rat Patrol
British law enforcement racially profiles large urban black man skulking around looking suspicious: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho ... 10376.html

Re: Hey limeys

Posted: 06 Jan 2017, 4:55pm
by 101Walterton
Rat Patrol wrote:British law enforcement racially profiles large urban black man skulking around looking suspicious: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/ho ... 10376.html
What a complete non story. Soldier does his job correctly and Queen doesn't get shot! Slow news day.