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many years ago I had a three page complaint put in my personal file at a place of employment, it was titled, "Inappropriate sexual content complaint" allegedly made by a female employee.

After three hours of inquiries , it turns out that a guy at the gun counter asked me to go deer hunting with him , with the stipulation that I had to help carry out what ever he shoots, after field dressing.


The lady that made the complaint told me that she complained that she was grossly offended
as she was a vegan . she never mentioned anything about sex, and she came with me to the office to get it all straightened out.

I quit a month later and the store closed two months later.





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Whatever happened to "Ignorance is bliss." now it's just more sophomoric turmoil that the rest of us have to endure.
Can't you complain about her invasion of your privacy? Little twit!
 
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I would have said:
"Thanks for pointing out my offensive speech. Its mighty white of you"!


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Even comedians are having to deal with these delicate, easily offended snowflakes!

Jay Leno called ‘kind of racist’ by intern for disliking Mexican food


 
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Are Spic and Span cleaning products still made? It is very probable that Miss Snowflake has never seen the brand. (Edited to properly spell the name.)


It's VERY probably Miss Snowflake never cleaned a thing in her life and mommy still does it for her!
 
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Even comedians are having to deal with these delicate, easily offended snowflakes!

Jay Leno called ‘kind of racist’ by intern for disliking Mexican food


Not liking Mexican food doesn't make you a racist, it makes you a subhuman mutant, that needs to be burned to ashes, then the ashes need to be sealed in concrete blocks, the blocks tossed into a river, and the river hurled into space. Doesn't like Mexican food, Christ almighty, what a monster.



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Ignorance is it's own punishment.




A well balanced breakfast being necessary to the start of a healthy day, the right of the people to keep and eat food shall not be infringed.
Who has the right to the food? It ain't breakfast

 
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She's clearly an idiot. Not sure it is worth the breath to educate her.





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I'd buy a box of spic n span and place it prominently on the break room table/counter.

Those who want to be offended will always find a way to be offended.

Thank god I'm oblivious. Life is so much easier.


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Quite and entirely new. A spic is a spike or nail, and a span is a chip. So that a spick and span ship is one in which every nail and chip is new. The more common expression today is spick and span, meaning all neat, clean, bright, and tidy.


Origins, in case you need to educate an HR idiot too.....



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I'd buy a box of spic n span and place it prominently on the break room table/counter.
Yup. That would be my answer if I worked there.



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Several years ago my Mom and Dad "adopted" a black cocker spaniel whose name was "Spooky". My Dad was telling his coworkers about said dog and was labeled as racist due to the name he didnt even give the damn dog.


My friend has an all white dog named "Mr. Tibbs".
He stands in his doorway calling the dog for all to hear.
 
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I also seem to recall the expression being popular when a particular house cleaning agent was branded "Spic 'n' Span." But I'm old.


Yeah, me, too!

Is there any cure, or hope, for these uneducated, uninformed snow flake mental midgets?


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Originally posted by KevinCW:
She's clearly an idiot. Not sure it is worth the breath to educate her.


Kevin, the only problem with your answer is that it is most likely totally impossible to educate her about anything!

These morons are so convinced of their "rightness" that they are incapable of accepting any opposing views or ideas, or even facts for that matter.


Elk

There has never been an occasion where a people gave up their weapons in the interest of peace that didn't end in their massacre. (Louis L'Amour)

"To compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical. "
-Thomas Jefferson

"America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great." Alexis de Tocqueville

FBHO!!!



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Originally posted by KevinCW:
She's clearly an idiot. Not sure it is worth the breath to educate her.


Kevin, the only problem with your answer is that it is most likely totally impossible to educate her about anything!

These morons are so convinced of their "rightness" that they are incapable of accepting any opposing views or ideas, or even facts for that matter.


Yep. The appropriate response is "bless your heart".



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Several years ago my Mom and Dad "adopted" a black cocker spaniel whose name was "Spooky". My Dad was telling his coworkers about said dog and was labeled as racist due to the name he didnt even give the damn dog.


My friend has an all white dog named "Mr. Tibbs".
He stands in his doorway calling the dog for all to hear.


Funny you should mention that. We had a cat I named Mr. Christian. I loved being able to call him in at night and do my best Charles Laughton impersonation: "Mr. Christian come heeyar"
 
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Originally posted by KevinCW:
She's clearly an idiot. Not sure it is worth the breath to educate her.


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I read this thread and think of my son telling me that feminists are calling for a boycott of the movie, "Wonderwoman" because the hero has shaved her armpits!


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"Spic 'n' Span."
Today, I'm self identifying as a bridge, so I can find this offensive.




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