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Posted On:6/01/2006 11:46am
Ooh, that wasn't a good idea.
Thanks for the info. So calling somebody a '****' is pretty stupid. Ah well, I suppose it's like us Brits calling the Germans 'krauts'.
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Posted On:6/01/2006 12:47pm
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Originally Posted by pauli
connotation > etymology. a name is a name, and that is all. your word logic is silly.
**** = country. If I go into Korea and start calling everyone **** they are simply going look at me like I was insane, not because they think I am insulting them, but because they think the only Korean word I know is country.
The connotation deals with both the giver and the receiver of the word. A good example is my wife. She is Korean, but up until the time I told her, she did not know that when someone called her a **** that they were attempting to insult her. She just thought they were stupid for a whole different reason. :) So my logic as silly as it may be is quite correct. If you go and call her a ****, she will simply ask you please find a different word to use since that one makes no since and only serves to make you look like a dumbass. She being the receiver does not see the word the same way as the giver.
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Posted On:6/03/2006 10:24am
Style: wagamichi shorei kempo
Originally Posted by DerAuslander108
The term came about in the Korean war.
**** means country or nation in Korean.
Hangook is Korea.
Choonggook is China.
Migook is America.
Thus, Americans started calling Koreans "gooks".
It was a holdover in Vietnam.
I mean, come on...
All those gooks look alike anyway...
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