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Percy
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Message 1021 of 1042 (713690)
12-15-2013 2:17 PM
Reply to: Message 1020 by ringo
12-15-2013 1:44 PM


I didn't get the Dexter reference, nor why it led to Decadent Cookies, nor why one might imagine Decadent Cookies with dead flies for chocolate chips, nor the confusion with decedent.

--Percy


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Message 1022 of 1042 (713693)
12-15-2013 2:56 PM
Reply to: Message 1021 by Percy
12-15-2013 2:17 PM


I love to explain the jokes.
Percy writes:

I didn't get the Dexter reference...


Latin "right" = "dexter; Latin "left" = "sinister". The dog Dexter shows sinister behaviour (decapitating saints).

Percy writes:

...nor why it led to Decadent Cookies...


One example of illiteracy reminded me of another.

Percy writes:

...nor why one might imagine Decadent Cookies with dead flies for chocolate chips...


Decadent means "decaying". The Communists used to call Western society "decadent", meaning decaying, but (some) Westerners have taken to using "decadent" as if it was a good thing - i.e. luxurious.

(The flies don't have to be dead.)

Percy writes:

...nor the confusion with decedent.


I have no idea about that either. I meant what I said.

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Message 1023 of 1042 (713723)
12-16-2013 8:26 AM


optical humor
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7KswC9wCSY

enjoy


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Message 1024 of 1042 (713727)
12-16-2013 10:21 AM
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12-15-2013 2:56 PM


One example of illiteracy reminded me of another.

Since you seem to be confused about the definition of 'decadent', I'll assume you're equally confused about what 'illiteracy' means. 'Illiteracy' usually refers with to the inability to read or write, or to a mistake in language usage that implies the former. It does not, as you imply, mean 'using a word in a way that has been commonly accepted usage since before I was born'.


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Message 1025 of 1042 (713730)
12-16-2013 10:38 AM
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12-16-2013 10:21 AM


caffeine
caffeine writes:

'Illiteracy' usually refers with to the inability to read or write, or to a mistake in language usage that implies the former. It does not, as you imply, mean 'using a word in a way that has been commonly accepted usage since before I was born'.


I was refering to the general misunderstanding of the other meaning.


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Message 1026 of 1042 (713733)
12-16-2013 10:51 AM
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12-15-2013 2:56 PM


The dog Dexter shows sinister behaviour (decapitating saints).

I thought you were referring to that TV show 'Dexter'. Its about a serial killer or something.

Decadent means "decaying". The Communists used to call Western society "decadent", meaning decaying, but (some) Westerners have taken to using "decadent" as if it was a good thing - i.e. luxurious.

Decadent means sinful, like, these cookies are so good its a sin to eat them.


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Message 1027 of 1042 (713738)
12-16-2013 11:16 AM
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12-16-2013 10:51 AM


Catholic Scientist writes:

I thought you were referring to that TV show 'Dexter'. Its about a serial killer or something.


I've never seen it. That Dexter would also be sinister.

Catholic Scientist writes:

Decadent means sinful, like, these cookies are so good its a sin to eat them.


That's a secondary definition. Making sin a good thing is also a secondary definition of sin.

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Message 1028 of 1042 (713740)
12-16-2013 11:24 AM


Low brow joke
This joke was told to me by a nine-year-old girl, so hopefully I won't have to explain it:
A woman sits down on a bar stool in an agitated state and says, "Tenderbar, tenderbar, give me a tinimar! I have terrible burnheart!"

The confused bartender replies, "Excuse me?"

The woman repeats, "Tenderbar, tenderbar, give me a tinimar! I have terrible burnheart!"

Th bartender frowns and asks, "One more time, please?"

The woman repeats again, "Tenderbar, tenderbar, give me a tinimar! I have terrible burnheart!"

The bartender takes a deep breath. "First, I'm not a tenderbar; I'm a bartender. Second, it's not a tinimar; it's a martini. And third, you don't have terrible burnheart; your boobs are in the ash tray."


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Message 1029 of 1042 (713759)
12-16-2013 1:28 PM
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12-16-2013 11:24 AM


Re: Low brow joke
Tenderbar, tenderbar, give me a tinimar! I have terrible burnheart

I don't get it. Is she chinese or something?


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Message 1030 of 1042 (713806)
12-16-2013 6:22 PM
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12-16-2013 1:28 PM


Re: Low brow joke
I don't get it. Is she chinese or something?

No, I think that Low Brow is a reference to her being of Neanderthal descent and of course "Tenderbar, tenderbar, give me a tinimar! I have terrible burnheart!" in Neanderthal means " Jesus fucking Christ my tits are on fire!"

I am not sure where the 9 yr old girl fits in.


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Message 1031 of 1042 (713812)
12-16-2013 6:43 PM
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12-16-2013 6:22 PM


Re: Low brow joke
I think that Low Brow is a reference to her being of Neanderthal descent ...

Uh, I didn't know they had chinese neanderthal.

Learn something new every day around here.

I am not sure where the 9 yr old girl fits in.

What I want to know is what the hell is a 9 yr old doing in a bar this late at night?


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Message 1032 of 1042 (713818)
12-16-2013 7:13 PM
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12-16-2013 6:43 PM


Re: Low brow joke
What I want to know is what the hell is a 9 yr old doing in a bar this late at night?

Must be Wisconsin.

Facts don't lie or have an agenda. Facts are just facts

"God did it" is not an argument. It is an excuse for intellectual laziness.


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Message 1033 of 1042 (713819)
12-16-2013 7:14 PM
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12-16-2013 6:43 PM


Re: Low brow joke
What I want to know is what the hell is a 9 yr old doing in a bar this late at night?

Well its only a quarter past 7. She probably doesn't have any homework.


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Message 1034 of 1042 (713840)
12-17-2013 1:20 AM
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12-16-2013 1:28 PM


Re: Low brow joke
I don't get it. Is she chinese or something?

The main requirement for the build-up is that at least the first two words need to be wrong. When my mother told it to me 50 years ago (after every Elks event, she'd always repeat the off-color jokes she had heard), they were "beertender" and "martooni". No need to garble "heartburn" since it's a different mistake that's involved.

To that nine-year-old's credit, she wasn't familiar with how booze can garble speech. But it looks like she might be a fast learner.


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Message 1035 of 1042 (713849)
12-17-2013 7:01 AM
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12-17-2013 1:20 AM


Re: Low brow joke
But it looks like she might be a fast learner.

Excuse me but a kid after school in a bar cavorting with a chinese neanderthal with hot tits is a bit too fast for one so young. And no homework? On a school night? Where is child protective services in all this? What kind of society are the canucks running up there? And now they want to operate the north pole? Preposterous!

Edited by AZPaul3, : No reason given.


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