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  •  How come I have never seen anyone say (4+ / 0-)

    the phrase "dicking around" is offensive? It's the same thing, yet I have never seen anyone complain about it.

    •  I'm not sure it is the same. (0+ / 0-)

      Now if you call a guy a 'dickhead', that has a closer correlation.  You're saying he's just clueless and 'thinks with his dick, not his brain'.

      But the general implication with calling guys pussies is that they're not being, well, men.  You're calling them women, and implying there's something wrong with being a woman.

      So the opposite, I guess, would be calling women 'dicks', which would imply there's something wrong with being male, and would, presumably, be offensive.

      Those who labour in the earth are the chosen people of God. - Thomas Jefferson

      by Ezekial 23 20 on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 10:58:36 AM PDT

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    •  What about fucking around? (1+ / 0-)
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      Dallasdoc

      You've got your dick and pussy combined.  It's the daily double of offense.

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