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Sunday, December 21, 2008

Ho-ho-ho=no-no-no
The stupidest thing I've heard this week, is this story about an Australian company telling its Santas not to say Ho-ho-ho as it might be offensive to women and frightening to childern. WTF? And before you say it, this is not political correctness or anything like it, this is just plain old fashioned dumbassery. Maybe the Santas down under should switch to a good old yuletide Vincent Price-style "Mwahahahah" instead?

2 comments:

No Blood for Hubris said...

Is there something I'm missing here?

Does 'ho, ho, ho' sound materially different when spoken in Australian? Or when spoken in 'Strine, I should say.

(hoho).

the rev. paperboy said...

"Ho" originally being ebonic for "whore" and a term that has caught on via rap music I suppose if you bent overbackward to be offended you could be, but you'd have to try pretty hard