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MineralMan

(146,061 posts)
Sat May 5, 2018, 09:20 AM May 2018

Breaking: Wypipo Offended by "Wypipo" [View all]

Wait. Never mind. Of course they are. How silly of me! They think it's a derogatory term. Without reading it aloud, they don't even understand it. They believe their inborn privilege should prohibit such words. Why would anyone be surprised that they don't like that one?

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LOL Gothmog May 2018 #1
Next trending thing will be: "Not All Wypipo!" MineralMan May 2018 #2
Hey now...some of my best friends are Wypipo. lol. n/t CincyDem May 2018 #3
Wypipo Lives Matter! central scrutinizer May 2018 #19
help me out here.... TalenaGor May 2018 #4
Read it out loud. MineralMan May 2018 #5
ooooohhhkayyyy lol TalenaGor May 2018 #6
I couldn't resist. MineralMan May 2018 #7
maybe I shouldn't get on DU until I get out of bed LOL TalenaGor May 2018 #8
Breaking: It is a derogatory racial term Devil Child May 2018 #9
Are your feelings hurt? ismnotwasm May 2018 #10
Very much Devil Child May 2018 #11
I'm very glad you are going to be ok. ismnotwasm May 2018 #14
Lol! cwydro May 2018 #50
Nothing like a great unifying post to bring folks together oberliner May 2018 #12
Oh, not all of us. silverweb May 2018 #13
Eh. There are white people who don't understand because they don't want to understand ismnotwasm May 2018 #16
Agreed. silverweb May 2018 #20
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2018 #53
That assumes our culture has- or has ever had- a level playing ground. History teaches us this is bettyellen May 2018 #55
Message auto-removed Name removed May 2018 #57
Racism is used these days to describe systemic discrimination- I believe the word you're looking for bettyellen May 2018 #58
Post removed Post removed May 2018 #60
Paraphrasing Louis CK: betsuni May 2018 #15
+1000 ismnotwasm May 2018 #17
Oh, but you have to understand Maeve May 2018 #18
Are you talking about DU or white people? B2G May 2018 #21
'WE' are the offended Maeve May 2018 #22
We should be sensitive to Wypipo feelings.... Sancho May 2018 #23
I'll never forget that day... tonedevil May 2018 #34
I missed something along the way... MiniMe May 2018 #24
It is a racial pejorative directed at caucasians. Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #27
Thanks, but what does it stand for? MiniMe May 2018 #28
This message was self-deleted by its author MrsCoffee May 2018 #56
Here: TCJ70 May 2018 #29
Thanks MiniMe May 2018 #30
I am a minority and I think it's stupid. IluvPitties May 2018 #25
Do we really need more racially divisive words? N/t TCJ70 May 2018 #26
Words aren't "racially divisive" EffieBlack May 2018 #32
This message was self-deleted by its author MicaelS May 2018 #35
Please explain how, if you aren't already a racist, anything anyone on DU writes will "divide" you f EffieBlack May 2018 #36
I'm sorry, I should have been clearer. MicaelS May 2018 #38
I understand EffieBlack May 2018 #40
Really? No words are racially divisive? Interesting...n/t TCJ70 May 2018 #37
No, they aren't on their own EffieBlack May 2018 #43
It is the context and who is in a position of power to define the words BumRushDaShow May 2018 #45
Lol! EffieBlack May 2018 #31
Post removed Post removed May 2018 #39
You need to stop being so divisive ... EffieBlack May 2018 #41
I just can't help myself ProudLib72 May 2018 #42
Wypipo vote for Hillary Clinton RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #33
Statistically speaking, we do not vote Dem anywhere near what we should. Why do you think bettyellen May 2018 #61
Um. If you read the author quoted in the other thread - cwydro May 2018 #44
"I'm glad the folks I know have much better pronunciation skills than the ones you seem to know" EffieBlack May 2018 #46
Yes. cwydro May 2018 #48
Breaking: Wypipo amused by "Wypipo" Stargleamer May 2018 #47
It's amazing. I leave the house for the morning and come back to find a new and improved Vinca May 2018 #49
Was thinking the same thing. GeorgeHayduke May 2018 #52
This post was alerted on. I had to excuse myself because I'd never heard the term "Wypipo" argyl May 2018 #51
It was a humorous article gollygee May 2018 #54
I miss the unrec. XRubicon May 2018 #59
Do tell . GeorgeGist May 2018 #62
Harriott's Problem BannonsLiver May 2018 #63
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