politically correct

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by yellowlynn, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member

    Subject: A PC Xmas card.



    Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low stress, non-addictive, gender-neutral, celebration of some sort of holiday on or about the winter solstice, practiced within the most enjoyable traditions of the religious persuasion of your choice, or secular practices of your choice, with respect for the religious/secular persuasions and/or traditions of others, or their choice not to practice religious or secular traditions at all, and a fiscally successful, personally fulfilling, and uncomplicated recognition of the onset of the generally accepted calendar year 2005, but not without due respect for the calendars of choice of other cultures whose contributions to society have helped make America great (not to imply that America is necessarily greater than any other country or is the only "America" in the western hemisphere), and without regard to the race, creed, color, age, physical ability, religious faith, or sexual orientation of the wishee.

    If you choose, please spread the joy, or other emotion of your choice.

    Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you cry alone.

    May be politically correct, but sure lacks any feeling

  2. Grant B

    Grant B Member

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  3. zedob

    zedob Member


    Both of those are great.

    Yeah, happy "whatever".;)

    Ya know what's so ironic, I don't feel that the ACLU has done anything for my civil liberties, but screw them up. Who asked them to get involved with everyone's holiday's, much less anything else, anyways? :curse:

    I just can't figure out why a bunch of athiests would care about what people who are religious celibrate. So much so, that the majority of the people of this country, who are religious, have to back down to a bunch of whiners, who are the minority. Eh, I guess only GOD knows.:thumb:
  4. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

    Funny stuff...I can't believe I actually read it all! :)
  5. Grant B

    Grant B Member

  6. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member

    Yeah, sure it's a real word. What does it mean and use it in a sentence. Also, can you spell it without looking at or copying it. No prompting. :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

  7. siderod

    siderod Member

    absquatulation...it's a noun, and it describes the action of going away suddenly, or making off with something.
    For an Example: If the train doesn't show up soon, the railfans will assume total absquatulation.

    Good enough for ya?
  8. cidchase

    cidchase Active Member

    "As a writer in the old Vanity Fair magazine in 1875 elaborated: “They dusted, vamosed the ranch, made tracks, cut dirt, hoed it out of there”."

    I'm agonna absquatulate (v.i.) from this thread...
  9. babydot94513

    babydot94513 Member in training

    Worst of all is that I am going to steal, use, plagiarise this for my own use without giving a wee bit of credit to anyone<g>

  10. train1

    train1 Member

    I'm all over that too !
  11. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

    Your milage may vary...

  12. yellowlynn

    yellowlynn Member

    Oh, that is so right. Soon as my wife left , I was ablt to absquatulate with my dogs to the local LHS.

    Lynn :p :p :p :p
  13. trainboyh16-44

    trainboyh16-44 New Member

    Ouch, my eyes! Too much! There should be a disclaimer on those disclaimers!
  14. zedob

    zedob Member


    And absquatulation is a real word believe it or not!

    I believe it. Now I have one more word I can add to my list of words that I will probably never remember, much less use. Humm, come to think of it, I may just start using it. Nothing like messing with the natives' heads.
  15. Howard

    Howard New Member

    Whats wrong with saying "Happy Holidays?" It beats me up when I say that and then someone says, "Howard? C'mon man, don't be a liberal its Christmas, merry Christmas!" Well, frankly when I send out holiday cards, oops! I do choose the "Happy Holidays" because they always have the best designs, and they're cheaper, and I'm Jewish. Hehehe, well that should be my last words on this topic, I'm Jewish, no need to elablorate on my further support of the use of Holidays....etc.
  16. Grant B

    Grant B Member

    and they're cheaper

    Is that because Santa or Jesus gets a cut from "Merry Christmas" in cards?
    That explains the sleath sleigh, presents and 60,000 churches with flying buttress's.
    I'm not Jewish but I did Surive A Boy's Catholic HS.....were the Priests had a license to kill.
    I kind of like Ba Humbug myself :)
  17. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Uh, Howard, did you ever wonder why they are cheaper? It's called suppy and demand. If the demand for these cards are low, they become cheaper, regardless of quality. Think about it...:)
  18. Howard

    Howard New Member

    Doesn't matter to me, whether or not thats true, why would I want to buy a card that has a baby jesus on it, when I can buy one that doesn't and has a nice picture of a cozy cabin and a yule log? The baby jesus costs 5$ the other 2$.....jesus has to be getting royalities for all that stuff, now the pagans? I don't know.
  19. capt_turk

    capt_turk Member

    I'm a hard core atheist, and I believe in individual freedom, which,, no one will ever convince me that that the American Civil Liberties Underminers have any concept there of.
    If you want to celibrate Christmas, good for you. If you want to celibrate Hannaka, great. If you want to write the whole thing off a crass commercialism, that's your right. No one, the gooberment included, has the right to tell you you can't. Hang a bunch of political correctness. If you aren't hurting someone else, go for it. Prayer in school, religious symbols in public places don't hurt anyone. If you don't like it, don't listen or look. We are supposed to have seperation of church and state. Recent laws show that the concept is no longer valid. The gooberment is now restricting when, and where, you can practice your religion, or lack of it.

    I'll get off my soap box now,and wish you all, A Very Merry Christmas, a Happy Hannaka, a Happy Holidays, a happy whatever you celibrate, and hope you have a very pleasant and prosperous New Year!
    An that's from a died in the wool atheist
  20. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

    Hey, you guys are all welcome to post your holiday greeting in the "winter/holiday no-contest contest" here, choose any holiday between now and the first of the year or a simple greeting or picture will do, just as long as you participate, that's what counts.

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