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    Whilst I've no doubt in my mind that some people would call it sexist, although I find it irritating and condescending and wouldn't like to bd called it if not sarcastically, no, it isn't sexist.
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    (Original post by sarkrista112)
    No, but I prefer boo boo kitty ****.


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    :hmmm:

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    (Original post by sarkrista112)
    No, but I prefer boo boo kitty ****.


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    yaaaas honeeeey
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    (Original post by sarkrista112)
    No, but I prefer boo boo kitty ****.


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    How about

    Boom boom Sally ?
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    (Original post by nucdev)
    cupcakes87, what do you think?

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    i think you just rep whored
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    (Original post by cupcakes87)
    i think you just rep whored
    :unimpressed: you know me too well, Bitto Rani.

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    (Original post by cupcakes87)
    i think you just rep whored
    lol @nucdev is a who*re

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    (Original post by nucdev)
    :unimpressed: you know me too well, Bitto Rani.

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    (Original post by nucdev)
    cupcakes87, what do you think?

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    Cupcakes and chill 😂
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    Ras al gul just call her ras gullah

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    what if your mate comes round your house and he starts referring to your Mum as cupcake
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    (Original post by MagicNMedicine)
    what if your mate comes round your house and he starts referring to your Mum as cupcake
    I'd sleep with his sister, even if she was mingin
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    (Original post by saba.saba)
    Ras al gul just call her ras gullah

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    I did what now? 😳
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    nah
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    (Original post by MagicNMedicine)
    what if your mate comes round your house and he starts referring to your Mum as cupcake
    Well he won't be coming to my house again... :lolwut:
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    I once called drowzee 'cupcake.' She thought it was patronising, yes. :lol:
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    Depends who says it and how they say it, if my boss called me "cup cake" or "petal" in a condescending, derogatory way then he can **** off.

    If (and I have a teacher who does this, and I made a thread about it ) he called me "dear" or "petal" in a kind way, if it's just in their nature to be kind and speak in a gentle manner, especially towards women then I don't have a problem with it. I genuinely wouldn't care.

    "Cup cake" can come across a little odd though...
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    No becayse it can be used by women about men as well.
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    (Original post by Hydeman)
    I once called drowzee 'cupcake.' She thought it was patronising, yes. :lol:
    i liked her tough

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    (Original post by Mojo Banjo)
    Could this considered sexist or just sweet?
    1) No, but some women will have you believe most words/ actions are sexist so you're only going to get a mix of responses.

    2) Why on earth does it matter if others think it's sexist? It's clearly not, a cupcake does not give birth nor have feminine attributes so I don't see how it can be considered sexist. You're not saying "all women are cupcakes because x,y,z" that might be sexist.

    The amount of times I meet a new girl and randomly in the conversation after I say something sarcastic like "I'm not very manly" or "that's a bit girly" and they suddenly change tone and respond with "gosh that's sexist".... Just want to slap them and leave. Can't be coping with people like that lmao.

    To conclude, pretty much nothing is sexist, unless you're literally saying "ALL *insert gender* are *insert description* because *insert stereotypical belief about said gender*" and yet still there's no harm done there. Saying something "sexist" doesn't matter, all that matters is if you act on these "sexist" things.

    Like for your example, if you literally treated her like a cupcake.
 
 
 
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