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Is jackass ok for the President to say?

  1. DonnyBoy profile image57
    DonnyBoyposted 8 years ago

    Is jackass ok for the President to say?

  2. dabeaner profile image56
    dabeanerposted 8 years ago

    I think that "jackass" was a quite restrained term to say in lieu of the many other alternative derogatory terms available.

  3. tuneless profile image54
    tunelessposted 8 years ago

    Of course. It's quite mild compared to other things said and it shows his humanity. No harm in that.

  4. anisetta profile image54
    anisettaposted 8 years ago

    I am not sure. I am an adult student just entering graduate school and ever since I entered under graduate school I had a rude awakening. Before I entered an undergrad program I was so much looking forward to meeting the students at that level. Once I got into the program and started to socialize with classmates I realized that I had set my standards too high. I was expecting superb English language and professional communication skills. Instead I was greeted with slang, and language that, in my opinion, is not appropriate at any setting in society.

    I do know that I would not like my children to learn and repeat inappropriate words. But then again, I must be dreaming....

 
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