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Stephen Fry quits Twitter after backlash against joke on his friend watch

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    (Original post by Howard)
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    (Original post by ChaoticButterfly)
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    My whit is wasted on you plebs.
    Don't worry, I immediately got the joke when I saw it. I guess some people are just senseless when it comes to humour.

    How dare people call this "misogynistic", as if his comment (joke) was directed towards all the women in the audience and the women watching it live on TV... Misogyny and sexism are words that are far too easily thrown about, much like "Islamophobia" and "transphobia".

    Fry and Beavan are mates and even she acknowledges the sly joke. Since when is it up to the majority to decide whether a joke is a joke?

    As the Telegraph rightly puts it: "Stephen Fry is just the latest victim in the authoritarian Left's war on funny" and "Humour becomes all but impossible in an era when noisy mobs of self-styled holders of correct opinions are myopically policing what we say"

    Twitter and the vast majority of its users are pathetic.
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