The N-Word. Is It Ever OK to Say?
I understand where it came from and why it exists, but damn, can't we do better by now ... mountain or backflipping butt-nekkid from a moving snowmobile: Go get with your "cool" black friends, and see if you can slip the N-word into casual conversation.
Where Did 'Ham' in Ham Radio Come From?
Where did "Ham" in Ham Radio come from? "Ham: a poor operator. A 'plug.'" That's the definition of the word given in G. M. Dodge's The Telegraph Instructor even before radio. The definition has never changed in wire telegraphy. The first wireless operators ...
Why is damn a "bad" word?
I don't understand the word "f*ck". Is an allusion to sexual ... considering that we are both female? And where did the middle finger salute come from? What does it denote? And why do they call it "flipping the bird" and "flying the flag"?
Hell and the Final Word
What do you believe about hell? And one more: Where did you get your belief about hell? There are a number of typical beliefs about hell by people today, and one can read about these in Edward Fudge’s new accessible study called Hell: A Final Word.
Nate Diaz, the UFC and the other F-word
You do that enough and you think the word is yours, but it’s not. It was here before you, and it spent years being charged with a hateful emotional energy that’s still buzzing around in there. If you come along and pick it up without knowing what it is ...