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(Original post by SillyFencer)
:hahaha:
I thought she might like being called that :awesome: (not). I don't understand why guys do it. It's not exactly flattering is it.
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(Original post by Mikimoto)
No, I have heard the term used. I just don't like it. I don't think I would like it any more if I was more exposed to it.

Innit? What the hell is innit?
Innit is short for isn't it! Innit!
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Girls in real life dont mind because they don't know, guys dont often say it to their faces.

Girls on TSR mind because they are anal ho's.
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(Original post by viirkokka)
Girls in real life dont mind because they don't know, guys dont often say it to their faces.

Girls on TSR mind because they are anal ho's.
This man knows.
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Innit is short for isn't it! Innit!
Isn't it is already short for is not. Maybe we should just shorten the whole thing to I?
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only PIGS call girls BIRDS
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(Original post by GodspeedGehenna)
Too many trolls on TSR these days. I hope your face explodes.
^^^ This.
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It's a pretty rough word to be honest.
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Calling women birds was originally a harmless lyric metaphor, which gradually acquired derogatory undertones over time. These shifts in meaning happen to a lot of words - 'gay' and 'queer' are examples of the same kind of thing. It's not being compared to an actual bird women find offensive; it is the undertones the word has acquired in context, which have turned it into a term men often use to belittle women. Do you understand now?
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Because where I'm from it's a slightly nice version of a **** and it's chavy. We don't have feathers either...
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(Original post by Mikimoto)
Isn't it is already short for is not. Maybe we should just shorten the whole thing to I?
The shortest it goes to is 'init' from 'innit'.
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(Original post by farhan)
The shortest it goes to is 'init' from 'innit'.
It shouldn't go any shorter than isn't.
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(Original post by Mikimoto)
It shouldn't go any shorter than isn't.
Innit man, I agree.
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(Original post by farhan)
Innit man, I agree.
Ugh.
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(Original post by the_alba)
Calling women birds was originally a harmless lyric metaphor, which gradually acquired derogatory undertones over time. These shifts in meaning happen to a lot of words - 'gay' and 'queer' are examples of the same kind of thing. It's not being compared to an actual bird women find offensive; it is the undertones the word has acquired in context, which have turned it into a term men often use to belittle women. Do you understand now?
This is true. But for the record I don't mind it. It's just a bit chavvy as everyone has mentioned.
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(Original post by pamelaa)
because we are in fact not birds.
:eek: dont lie.
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i dont like anyone i dont know referring to by anything other than my name, madam, miss, or a woman. i dont like strangers calling me pet names of any kind because it's derogatory.
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None of the girls I know care. It's just slang I don't really know how any girls are getting offended by it. Guys round my way get called geezers all the time, same difference.
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(Original post by vapid slut magician)
i dont like anyone i dont know referring to by anything other than my name, madam, miss, or a woman. i dont like strangers calling me pet names of any kind because it's derogatory.
'bird' is hardly a derogatory name for a woman, get over it.
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