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January 18, 2013

A BLOW FOR LIBERTY

'Insulting' words crime which made it illegal to call a police horse 'gay' is to be changed

(Thanks to Paul Meyer)

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Once again it is safe to call a spade a spade and a booger-head a booger-head.

woof!

A loose association of frequent comenters on a US-based humor blog expressed satisfaction and relief.

Maybe the horse was just experimenting with the lifestyle as part of a journey of self-discovery? Oh wait, horses don't go to college.

Whoever thought up this law needs to study the fine old tradition of the American south.
It is perfectly possible to insult someone in such a way that they either believe they've been complimented or are socially required to treat the insult as praise.
The English have their "damn with faint praise", but no one has perfected the art so much as Southern Gentlemen.

Steve, that's only if the insult is followed by, "Bless his heart."

"I speak horse. He's called Susan and he wants you to respect his life choices."

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