Adventure Forums - View Single Post - Thread Must Die!
View Single Post
Old 05-07-2012, 05:37 PM   #48564
Beamin' Demon
Trunkyo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: C&D HQ in London, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3,005
Send a message via AIM to Trunkyo Send a message via MSN to Trunkyo Send a message via Yahoo to Trunkyo

Back in elementary school, my teacher demanded to know why the composition I had just submitted was full of irregularly-shaped holes where words had been cut out. I reluctantly admitted to him that my mom made me remove all of the dirty bits. The teacher pressed for a further explanation for why such extreme excision was necessary, if I was colorfully pushing the limits of acceptable language. "Mr. Innisborough, I can assure you that I did not use any profanity in my story. In fact, the only four-letter word that should make you uncomfortable at the moment is 'barf', as in the strained carrots that my baby cousin spewed onto my paper. And um, sir, you might want to be more careful, the page is still a little damp, and I don't think I was able to cut out all of the dirty bits."
My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.
Jack Layton, 1950-2011
Trunkyo is offline