So, I almost lost my job today.

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  1. Snort

    Snort Guaranteed to offend Gold

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    I'm kind of a grammar Nazi. I hate when people butcher the language. I asked a tech of ours to set up an appointment for a sleep study. So she calls right away.

    "Hello. Yes I was axed to call y'all because I finna need a sleep study did.... ya I need it did on Apr 6th."

    There was more, but I had enough, so I took the phone and concluded the call in English.

    After the call is where my trouble began.

    I took her aside and said "listen, when you talk to these people on the phone be more professional. Use proper English."

    No problem right?

    Here's the line the got me and I swear I didn't even mean it lije that or think about what I was going to say.

    I said "Come on. At least try to act like a proper human being. " :jj:

    As soon as I said it I knew it was a problem.

    Almost got fired, but because of my outstanding record, they're making me take a sensitivity class :jj:

    @Chriza
     
  2. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    Give Rodney a chance!
     
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    You're fine, but she needs to be kicked in her cunt.
    Keep up the good work!
     
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    Can I axe you a ketchun?
     
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    What was the race of the employee in qwekshtin?
     
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    hugh jasol foxxy Gold

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    Did you type @Chriza cause this dummy you are describing should be preparing a meal in a fast food joint somewhere?
     
  7. Rescued Owl

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    Lucky you didn't try to correct her in the lunchroom.
     
  8. spark888

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    I brought up the whole "axed" thing in a thread the other day and a bunch of people got offended. I don't understand....it's not that hard of a word to say. Is it really just generation after generation mispronouncing the word?
     
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    Why am you gots to be all racist and whatnot?
     
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    When you go for the training I would only talk to them in jive talk like from the 70s. Then they won't see you as a problem and let you out early .
     
  11. Wangold

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    What am two plus two?
     
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    I bet if she was a White hillbilly, instead of sending you to "sensitivity class", they'd send her to "English class".
     
  13. SaintJimmy

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    lol
     
  14. Micheal Kenyon

    Micheal Kenyon Here

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    :ohno:
     
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    You might not have gotten fired but don't worry a civil lawsuit is on the way. Some ACLU lawyers will be contacting you shortly.
     
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    Fillmore Fingers Sandy Vag Banned User

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    Not the clip I wanted, but the term "axe" is used to funny effect in this movie.

     
  17. JameGumb

    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    It happens.
     
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    i dated a girl who you guys would consider black.
    she had a teaching degree and a nursing degree, and she said it.
     
  19. slowrollralph

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    Unbelievable...shouldn't the girl have to take proper english class too. A business cannot have people talking street like that. The sensitivity in this world is unreal
     
  20. freds

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    if he tagged all the racists in this forum we'd be on page four right now.
     
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