Yes, I've heard that as well. I can see your point about wearing a GIMP
shirt in that environment, but to date, I've never heard of any disabled
people taking offence to the acronym GIMP. Also, merely appending 2.8 and
showing the Wilbur logo on the shirt would probably be enough to
disambiguate.

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 11:29 PM, Liam R. E. Quin <l...@holoweb.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 2015-04-29 at 23:13 +0100, C R wrote:
>
> > To put it into perspective, do a Google Image search for "gimp", and
> see the ratio of GIMP project images to fetishy Pulp Fiction swag.
>
>
> The more common meaning of the word in English-speaking countries is a
> derogatory term for someone injured or disabled; for example,
> http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=gimp
>
> It is not specific to the USA (I'm not from the USA and do not live
> there).
>
> I write this sitting at a conference wearing a GIMP tee-shirt. But I
> don't wear that shirt at work. Part of my job involves accessibility.
>
> Best,
>
> Liam
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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