It Ain't funny [Was: Ain't it funny..]
antisol at internode.on.net
Sat May 9 08:03:00 CEST 2009
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Shawn Rutledge wrote:
> On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Dale Maggee <antisol at internode.on.net> wrote:
>> Generally when I hear the word "nazi" used, it means "totalitarian", not
>> "monster" or "mass murderer" - think of the "soup nazi" in Seinfeld.
>> That's what I meant. Not the other. *At All*. Sorry.
> That just goes to show the meaning has gotten diluted from overuse, doesn't it.
Absolutely, to the point that I wasn't even aware that there were other
meanings you could read into it, and that's why I felt like such a dick
once I had this pointed out to me.
Like I said, I learned something, and as a consequence I'll need to find
myself a new metaphor for "totalitarian"...
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