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Wayoftheredpanda

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Oh yeah, we're reading 1984 for class and I'm really enjoying it so far, definitely my favorite book I've had to read for school since The Outsiders and Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry in 7th grade, but that's not the point. My English teacher actually had the audacity to compare text slang (like omg and idk) to newspeak, which isn't true at all.

A: It's not enforced by the government
B: It doesn't require the removal of words and
C: Barely anyone uses it outside of text, the point of it is that it's easier to type
D: The first use of OMG was in a letter to Winston Churchill in 1917
 

Wayoftheredpanda

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The song is about a guy who feels offput after seeing his high school crush end up as a model in a raunchy magazine, you’d be surprised if someone who knew in high school ended up as a pornstar
I don't mean to say the song doesn't sexualize women, but I don't see the narrator exploiting women. The narrator is a character, and doesn't reflect Geils himself. I could argue that it's a satire.
Here's a fantastic song that satirizes the oversexualization of women by having the narrator describe his dream girl and as the song progresses the traits he desires become increasingly specific.
 

Hill lover35

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You're doing quite well I think, considering you're not getting any dialysis - your nurse should know what's going on - good luck with that :apple:

I don't know if it would help or not but since CBD oil is legal in Canada I wish I could send you some (unfortunately it would be illegal for me to mail it across the border) :(

Hope you're having a good day today

You will get through this this
 
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