On Friday 29 September 2006 15:10, Geoffrey wrote:
> I've also not heard anyone use the term gimp in the way you indicate in
> a very long time. And I don't believe that's because people are more
> politically correct these days. I think it's a term that just isn't
> used in this way any longer.
> I think you're blowing this way out of proportion.
Disagree. I just heard it used yesterday. It's a fairly common word. You NOT
hearing it is not as important if others are hearing it. Granted, I think
it's far too late to change the name for lots of reasons, but let's not try
and talk ourselves into believing that it was a good name choice or that it
doesn't have serious derogatory context to most English-speakers who
graduated from the fifth grade.
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