Pages

16 comments

Jump to bottom
1 Sionainn  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 1:17:40pm

I agree.

2 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 1:41:02pm

What is this shit? Who in their right mind even thinks of "Butthurt" having anything to do with sodomy?

Sorry but I think that this writers arguments are flatly ridiculous.

To me being butthurt is nothing more than being irrationally angry and/or resentful over being on the losing side of an argument, election, or what have you. It has absolutely nothing to do with actual rectal pain or anal rape either male or female, and I really don't care what some demented bastard wrote as a definition at the Urban Dictionary.

3 Locker  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 1:41:15pm

You know what offends me? Caring more about a word than context. Acting as if I am celebrating rape by saying "butthurt" or that I hate and ridicule some people with disabilities because I called my buddy a retard for leaving his coffee on the roof of his car.

Why don't you work on fighting sexual assault in prison which might actually help something rather than trying to force the entire world to phrase ideas in a way which won't knock that giant chip off your shoulder.

Fuck the language police.

4 Political Atheist  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 2:00:35pm

I never liked the phrase. It just never seemed yet another lame insult with an internet origin. By the time insults like this start getting thrown around, time to just yawn & move on.

5 Obdicut  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 2:09:12pm

I always thought it meant getting spanked.

6 Jimmah  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 2:21:37pm

re: #2 watching you tiny alien kittens are

To me being butthurt is nothing more than being irrationally angry and/or resentful over being on the losing side of an argument, election, or what have you.

Well put.

People get butthurt when cherished but ill-founded beliefs they don't know how to live without collide with reality. The term perfectly describes what the GOP and their supporters have been experiencing since nov 6th, for instance.

The argument that the term "butthurt" is intrinsically offensive and even homophobic was actually stage one of LGF's thankfully long gone wingnuts reaction to it being used on them. When that silly argument failed they moved on to stage two which was "no - you're butthurt!"

7 Sionainn  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 3:15:16pm

re: #2 watching you tiny alien kittens are

What is this shit? Who in their right mind even thinks of "Butthurt" having anything to do with sodomy?

It's the first thing I thought of when I first saw the word and it's the same thing that crosses my mind every single time I see it.

Since the topic is words/phrases that are insulting or vile, I don't like "magic underwear" either. ;-)

8 goddamnedfrank  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 3:43:34pm

I always equated butthurt to the feeling you get during/after taking one of those thankfully rare but really huge, soul shattering shits. I'm talking about the kind of crap where you have to pause a third of the way though, take several deep breaths, and cogitate on your game plan and past dietary decisions.

And I have an uncle who got AIDS in prison, so it's not like I react well to insinuations of forced sodomy.

9 Locker  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 5:43:36pm

re: #8 goddamnedfrank

Skipping those fiber tablets makes me pay the price every time.

10 moderatelyradicalliberal  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 6:23:30pm

re: #5 Obdicut

I always thought it meant getting spanked.

Me too. I always thought of stinging butt cheeks. I never thought of sodomy.

But just to play devils advocate, if butthurt is a reference to anal rape, would telling someone "fuck you" be a reference to rape as well? Or "fuck me" or "I' screwed". Aren't all of those a reference to an unpleasant sexual experience? Why would a term implying gay male sex be worse?

11 Sionainn  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 6:36:15pm

re: #1 Sionainn

I agree.

Whoo hoo! I just got my first downding. Thanks, stabby, whoever the fuck you are.

12 Sionainn  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 6:37:16pm

re: #10 moderatelyradicalliberal

Me too. I always thought of stinging butt cheeks. I never thought of sodomy.

But just to play devils advocate, if butthurt is a reference to anal rape, would telling someone "fuck you" be a reference to rape as well? Or "fuck me" or "I' screwed". Aren't all of those a reference to an unpleasant sexual experience? Why would a term implying gay male sex be worse?

Good point.

13 Mentis Fugit  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 6:49:15pm

I think of "butthurt" in much the same way as "a pain in the arse", inasmuch as I think of it at all, and certainly not as a reference to anal rape.

But clearly others do, so context matters, your mileage may vary, autre pays autre moeurs, chacun a son gout, de gustibus non est disputandum, and do not shake before opening.

By the way, in Antipodean English, "bugger" is an extremely mild1 expletive and in general usage has absolutely no sexual connotations whatsoever.

1 How mild? This mild.


14 philosophus invidius  Wed, Dec 5, 2012 9:36:24pm

Words are powerful. They shape our relations to each other. And it's not up to us as individuals to decide what they mean or whether the use of those words perpetuate unjust relationships within society.

I think that we should all agree that it's not OK to call people "fag" and "retard" just because we tell ourselves that we do not mean anything bad by those words.

I don't know enough about "butthurt" to say if it is a word those those ones.

15 CuriousLurker  Thu, Dec 6, 2012 6:12:04am

re: #11 Sionainn

Whoo hoo! I just got my first downding. Thanks, stabby, whoever the fuck you are.

LOL, stabby down-dinged you for saying you agree? Well, isn't that rich. A week ago s/he spent several hours whining about rudeness & dinging in this thread. Go figure.

16 Sionainn  Thu, Dec 6, 2012 7:44:31am

re: #15 CuriousLurker

LOL, stabby down-dinged you for saying you agree? Well, isn't that rich. A week ago s/he spent several hours whining about rudeness & dinging in this thread. Go figure.

That was really enlightening. So, I get my first downding from a hypocritical dumbass.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
Take advantage of our yearly subscription, and save 50% off the normal subscription price! One-year ad-free subscriptions are just $59.95. Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing now and save!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2015-06-25 5:21 pm PDT

LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds
Recent Pages
Great White Snark
Man Wins Lawsuit Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone With Shotgun
Okay folks the saying goes "see something, say something". It's not "see something, shoot it". If you destroy a drone, you get to replace it. Or at least pay for it. Shooting at any aircraft, including drones is a crime ...

6 hours, 16 minutes ago
Views: 294 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 36 • Rating: 2
KeyvanSalami
Iran’s abuse of minorities to get much worse very soon
As the ayatollahs hijacked the 1979 revolution in Iran, it ushered in what Khomeini and his supporters promised would be an Islamic democracy, but what in reality quickly revealed itself to be a repressive dictatorship. The outline for Khomeini's philosophy ...

13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Views: 153 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: -6
Cheechako
Test Pilot Admits the F-35 Can’t Dogfight
War Is Boringby DAVID AXE A test pilot has some very, very bad news about the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The pricey new stealth jet can't turn or climb fast enough to hit an enemy plane during a dogfight ...

13 hours, 41 minutes ago
Views: 174 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
CuriousLurker
Photography: Prime lenses, focal length, and minimum focusing distance comparison
After having had my first DSLR (an entry-level Canon with an APS-C sensor) for about 18 months, I finally decided that I prefer prime lenses to normal or telephoto zoom lenses. The main reason is because it enables me to ...

19 hours, 15 minutes ago
Views: 176 • Comments: 5
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 2
Thanos
Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Texas Abortion Law
The Supreme Court on Monday put a temporary hold on a Texas law that abortion rights groups say would have led to the closures of all but a handful of the state's abortion clinics. The law, which was to ...

21 hours, 34 minutes ago
Views: 107 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Rocky-in-Connecticut
NBC Hands an Asshat his Ass
money.cnn.com Business is business. And business is pretty sweet these days when blowhard Know-nothings like Trump get what's coming.

1 day, 2 hours ago
Views: 190 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
PhillyPretzel
Patrick Macnee dies
I was looking at Philly com this morning and I saw this article. I was one of those who watched some episodes of this old series and liked it. Please read this article on Patrick Macnee from their website: philly.com ...

2 days, 5 hours ago
Views: 222 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
FemNaziBitch
Many See a Victory for Children, Too - Video
Thousands, including parents, babies and dogs, flocked to the Supreme Court after its ruling on same-sex marriage. Supporters spoke about how they thought the ruling helped maintain and support families. More: Many See a Victory for Children, Too - ...

2 days, 12 hours ago
Views: 209 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Lumberhead
‘It’s Time for Good Cops to Do Something About Bad Cops’
Today's relationship between the Baltimore police department and the city's black residents was determined by neither Obama Administration statements nor New York Times editorials nor liberal hashtag activists. Rather, it was determined by years of interactions between residents of ...

2 days, 21 hours ago
Views: 681 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 36 • Rating: 1
SteveMcGaziBolaGate
Schoolchildren Build a Better Condom
From philly.com "A group of schoolchildren from Essex, England, have invented a condom that detects sexually transmitted infections such as chlamydia and syphilis."The condom would change color to warn the couple if a strain of bacteria is present." That's the ...

6 days, 1 hour ago
Views: 342 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
 Frank says:

Heaven would be a place where bullshit existed only on television. (Hallelujah! We's halfway there!) -- Television. Sometime probably in 1988. The Real Frank Zappa Book p. 234