Posted by ESC on November 05, 2002
In Reply to: Kicked ass posted by Bob on November 05, 2002
: : : : Hey people help me with sentence, I think it's kinda of *my first day of work was great*, isn't?
: : : : Thank in advance
: : : : *my first day of work kicked ass*
: : : Kicked A s s = Really Amazing and Cool
: : To the English ear:
: : Kicked A s s = Really crude, unpleasant and unnecessary North American vulgarity.
: Don't blame Canada or Mexico. We'll shoulder the blame for this all by ourselves. Our MTV/teen/rootless culture wears vulgarity like a badge. The level of discourse has been lowered to where it, like, sucks, dude.
How about -- "I had a really special day."
Are things ever going to change back? I am thinking along the lines of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Elegant, civilized. No potty talk.