Timothy Bates wrote:
> Crocker wrote:
> > I too lament the loss of a good word. But it /is/ lost, and it's
> > time to just get over it.
> I disagree. Just as activist gays are currently taking back the work queer:
> you do not have to give up. And this, IMHO, is an important battle - it
> defines a culture and a set of consistent principles.
Why do they not take back the word fag? (oh, yeah, we don't want to offend that powerful minority, the stick bundlers)....feeling queer is a state of nausea. I want to be able to say "I feel queer" again, instead of having to say in polite company:"Oh shit, I'm gonna blow chunks!"
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