who uses the word "********" anyway?

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  1. Diogenes1

    Diogenes1 VIP Extreme Gold

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    Can it ever be used without getting your head bashed in these days?

    Have you ever heard someone use it?

    niggardly...
     
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    George R.R. Martin uses it a lot in his books. :dontknow:
     
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    my grandma would tell me to quit being niggardly.
     
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    new one to me :dontknow:
     
  5. Johnnykstaint

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    Only for shock value.
     
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    shitty wants to















    really bad
     
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    would you use that word to a black gentleman?
     
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    was Dio texting the n word and niggardly come up on the auto correct?
     
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    Most likely no I would not.
     
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    This.
     
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    you learn something new every day at dawgs
     
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    nah -- It just occurred to me that nobody uses the word, and that the greater part of our country are a bunch of illiterate substandard reetahds, and if you called them niggardly, they'd probably world star hip hop your ass.
     
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    GRRM uses it quite often in the Asoiaf books. Queer too.

    I've never heard anyone say it IRL. :dontknow:
     
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    I should've read this before posting. :facepalm:
     
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    I'm confused as to why Cormac McCarthy would choose to use I.R. Hoskins nickname in No Country For Old Men.
     
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    hmmm...
     
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    it's actually a type of sandwich in Norway, right @garypagetwo ?
     
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    my little 93 year old aunt uses the n-word all the time.
    i told her that one of the little ladies at the senior citizens center is going to bash her head in with a cane someday but she ain't hearing it. :dontknow:
     
  19. Johnnykstaint

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    oh yeah Nig Hoskins.
     
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    yeah, but in the book he uses the full word. Even in the history books they've shortened it to "Nig."