US gets a taste of pc gone wrong

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  1. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20966693/?GT1=10357
     
  2. I don't understand??
     
  3. exactly....
    Um ,yeah. Very reasonable.

    What they're trying to say is that the term dink was a derogatory term for Vietnamese during the Vietname war.
     
  4. I can't think of an offensive word either?!?!
     
  5. Fugly

    Fugly LE DirtyBAT

    smudge, you thick dink! :D
     
  6. Oh for goodness sake. It's bloody obvious...or are you both a bunch of udinks?!
     
  7. I've never heard "dink" used to describe a Vietnamese person. A johnson, sure, and Dual-Income-No-Kids...but I never would have known about its racial use if I hadn't read this story.

    Thanks, Oregon DMV, for helping me add yet another ethnic slur to my already broad pantheon!

    And...why is describing a penis as a "johnson" not considered offensive to people of Nordic ancestry, anyway?

    :roll: :D
     
  8. Udink, Idink, Wedink, he, she, it udinks...
     
  9. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    Rinky dinks are slopes on skates?
     
  10. now that made me laugh! Thank god this thread went somewhere in the end!
     
  11. I wonder ifthis guy can get a licence plate?
     
  12. Apparently I missed this bit:

    Now, dink being used as a sexual term is new to me.



    If you watch the movie "platoon" you will hear reference to the term "dinks".


    Hmm, so I'm thinking I should hold off on getting my "GOOK1" vanity plate.
     
  13. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    I know that one o the DMV's regularly publishes lists of banned plates, such as GOV SUX. Pity really.
     
  14. Why not to demand that American vice-president changes his name?
     
  15. There is, I've heard, a British expat driving around California with a "B0LLOCKS" vanity plate...I assume he got this by the DMV pre-"Lock Stock," of course.

    So it's Connecticut...he can always try. :D