On Sun, 2007-06-24 at 21:41 +0200, Kim Johansson wrote:
> Some people only know the definition they learned from "Pulp fiction".
> 2007/6/24, Jon Cosby <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> Kim Johansson wrote:
> > Hello,
> > In another topic on this list, the discussion went about the
> name being
> > offending and a problem when attracting new users and for
> the users, the
> > name could mean that they have a hard time attracting
> clients. Here in
> > Sweden, the name is just confusing for most people.
> Somebody help me on this one. What is derogatory in GIMP?
> has several definitions, including "spirit, vigor, or
> ambition". Nothing
> that might be construed as offensive. Am I missing something?
In a 'normal' social context the most common use of word gimp is as a
derogatory term for someone who is crippled. Specifically, someone who can not
walk or has trouble walking.
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