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Our Deviant Society

mriegert Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:40 PM
I had the same thing happen with my kids. Unfortunately I think too many people of voting age or above have the same mentality as the kids do. My kids mentioned the 47% comment that their friends had talked to them about. I had to explain to the who Romney really was.
Here's one usage of the term gentleman: The gentleman helped the fallen lady to her feet. Here's another, one we might hear from a newscaster or a police spokesman: Tonight we report on the arrest of two gentlemen who raped, sodomized and murdered an 80-year-old woman.

During earlier times, to be called a gentleman meant one was honest, brave, courteous and loyal. Today "gentleman" is used interchangeably in reference to decent people and the scum of the earth.

Much of today's language usage demonstrates a desire to be nonjudgmental. People used to shack up; now they cohabit or are living partners. Few young...