Re: Didn't need no welfare state (Was: Re: news...)

From: Zero Powers (
Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 18:31:40 MDT

>From: "Bryan Moss" <>
> > When Gangbangers are killing people ...
>As a trivial aside, when did "gang bang" stop meaning group
>sex and start meaning gang violence? (Or was gang violence
>the original usage? Or is this a cultural thing?)

It is a cultural thing. To middle America a "freak" is someone like John
Merrick (the "Elephant Man") to black America a "freak" is a sexually
promiscuous person. Same kind of thing with "gang bang." Bad means good,
fresh means...

You say tomato I say tomato.


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--Thomas Jefferson

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