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What are Paul's dirty/offensive words?

 
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What a fun topic to comment on.

Well, as a person who is quite proud they haven't read a "book" in over twenty years......the last one I read was in high school...when I was forced to.

and as a person who spends more time at the library than most adults (or as a child, than children did)  (I like pictures and ideas much more than words.)

My LEAST favourite, and most offensive word in the whole dictionary (well, I don't really know that many words, so this could change if I were to learn more).

DESERVE.

OH, my.  What an insulting thing to say exponentially regarding one's self.  

Nobody deserves anything (save for punishment).  

Things can be earned, things can be worked for, but NEVER, EVER, can things be deserved.

Paul W, for instance, could have earned recognition through his hard work, determination, and skills,
but he surely didn't deserve it without doing so.

Meh.
 
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My wife and I had a conflict over 'you do what you have to' when we got married.  She said dad used it as a phrase to justify behavior or choices that weren't exactly right.  (looking back, I'm a little confused how she got that from him, because her dad was probably one of the most moral, consciously living men I've known, I'm guessing it was her feeling she should do something he thought was not necessary).  

The point I am making is that we had to readjust our interpretations of each others words, and maybe adjust what words we used for us to communicate well with each other.  

I find I still have to do that, but sometimes it seems like we are divided by a common language where the same words have different meanings.
 
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