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Guys with full lips are rarely unattractive to me.
Hey, just a head-up for you and your readers…
The word “cracker” is not about cracking whips. And it’s not a slur that black people made up to insult white people. It’s a slur WHITE people made up to insult other, poorer white people.
It comes from the old Scottish word “crack” which means “to boast” (as in “not what it’s cracked up to be”). It was first recorded in 1766, though it had obviously been in use for a while:
“I should explain to your Lordship what is meant by ‘crackers,’ a name they have got from being great boasters; they are a lawless set of rascalls on the frontiers of Virginia, Maryland, the Carolinas and Georgia, who often change their places of abode.”
Basically, it means “poor white trash.” It insults them not just for being poor, but for not being properly humiliated about it. (Which: wow, what a bunch of assholes. It’s not like poor people did anything to them.)
Anyway, I just thought you’d like to know. I for one am sick of hearing white people bring up this word as some kind of equivalent to n*****.
What it is is yet another case of whiteness editing history, tryna wash their hands of their own assholery and put that dirt on us.It’s like some old-school version of the Phantom Black Man— they stab their own people in the back and then try to blame us. Except it’s even worse: they act like shit, then they blame us, then they get us to blame ourselves, and now they turn around and try to use it against us, like they’re the victims in all this!
NO. I refuse to participate. I refuse to repeat their lie.
This is a really good rebuttal of an argument I’ve never seen anyone make. I’ve seen lots of people argue that the term is a slur, and I’ve never once seen one argue that it’s a slur only because they believe it to have been coined by black people, or that it’s a slur because of a particular etymology, and wouldn’t be a slur if it had some other etymology. Doesn’t matter, really; it’s used as a slur, and slurs are generally regarded as sort of tacky.
I have noticed a trend in which male bodybuilders like having their ass played with a lot more than non-bodybuilding men.
Not complaining, mind you.