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Old 07.01.2016, 08:33
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Facebook are prudes

Maybe Facebook employees should leave their office once in a while and see the real world, maybe even visit a nude statue in Copenhagen, it's been there since 1913 ....

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Old 07.01.2016, 08:42
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Re: Facebook are prudes

There is also the guy who peeled a Satsuma into a rude shape - and posted a picture to Facebook - who had it removed due to nudity!
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Old 07.01.2016, 08:53
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There is also the guy who peeled a Satsuma into a rude shape - and posted a picture to Facebook - who had it removed due to nudity!
Better not post any of the following 'innocent' images, then:
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Re: Facebook are prudes

US puritanism
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Old 27.05.2018, 07:58
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US puritanism
And for that you dragged up a post from 2016???
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Re: Facebook are prudes

Its still actual. Go back to sleep. Its Sunday!
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Old 27.05.2018, 08:10
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And for that you dragged up a post from 2016???
Some are just jealous they ain't American.
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Old 27.05.2018, 08:22
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Its still actual. Go back to sleep. Its Sunday!
And then you wonder why you have so many red blobs.
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Re: Facebook are prudes

America is a Continent (two actually) not a country. There are more Americans that are not US of A nationals than are.

Peruvians are Americans, just as the Swiss are Europeans. As are Mexicans, Brazilians, Chileans, Canadians, etc.

So to say Americans are prudes is too encompassing. Some US of A nationals or citizens, perhaps, meet that definitions.

And these days the numbers that may be jealous of those between Canada and Mexico are few and declining.

Sorry to be a pedant but the misuse of the term is a pet peeve.
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Old 27.05.2018, 08:49
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America is a Continent (two actually) not a country. There are more Americans that are not US of A nationals than are.

Peruvians are Americans, just as the Swiss are Europeans. As are Mexicans, Brazilians, Chileans, Canadians, etc.

So to say Americans are prudes is too encompassing. Some US of A nationals or citizens, perhaps, meet that definitions.

And these days the numbers that may be jealous of those between Canada and Mexico are few and declining.

Sorry to be a pedant but the misuse of the term is a pet peeve.
Face it!
When was the last time you know of any Canadian or anyone south of the US border calling themselves an American when asked "Where you from?" ?
Yes Americans stole the term, but good luck claiming it back.
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Re: Facebook are prudes

Hence, why there is little jealousy these days.
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Old 27.05.2018, 09:59
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America is a Continent (two actually) not a country. There are more Americans that are not US of A nationals than are.

Peruvians are Americans, just as the Swiss are Europeans. As are Mexicans, Brazilians, Chileans, Canadians, etc.

So to say Americans are prudes is too encompassing. Some US of A nationals or citizens, perhaps, meet that definitions.

And these days the numbers that may be jealous of those between Canada and Mexico are few and declining.

Sorry to be a pedant but the misuse of the term is a pet peeve.
I would say that Peruvians were SOUTH Americans. So, what do you call people from the USA then? United Stations??
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Re: Facebook are prudes

Let the facts speak for themselves:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_(disambiguation)


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Old 27.05.2018, 10:09
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I would say that Peruvians were SOUTH Americans. So, what do you call people from the USA then? United Stations??
This is the problem. We dont have a word for this in English, so we just shorten it to ' I'm American', and everyone knows what that means. In Spanish there is a word for 'unitedstatesian' - , estadounidense.

So when you say 'I-m American' some people get upset because they think you are so ignorant that you don-t recognize others from the New World as also being Americans. Of course, if you say ' Soy Estadounidense', they'll often respond with 'Oh- Americano!'

go figure.

At the same time, nobody except people from the US would ever say 'I-m American' when asked where they are from ( They'd say Canadian, or Mexican, or Peruvian, etc.)

It's just another way for people to try to bash on United Statesians.
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Old 27.05.2018, 10:20
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Re: Facebook are prudes

Go to Belgium.

There an American is steak tartar!

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Old 27.05.2018, 10:25
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estadounidense.
Couldn't that apply equally to Mexicans?

Bloody Spanish speakers arrogantly assuming America is the only United States. Or something.
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Go to Belgium.

There an American is steak tartar!

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And eaten in sandwiches.
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Old 27.05.2018, 12:04
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And eaten in sandwiches.
Now you´ve done it..... I want a roll with filet americain/préparé......
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Of course, most Americans don't eat 'filet americain'!

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Re: Facebook are prudes

I hate when people call me American. I come from the Republic of California, dont lump me together with those hillbilly cowboys. Side note; I really hope (unlikely) that California suceeds from the Union. That will put a damper on military spending. Plus our taxes goes to help all those poor red states, the ones who hate welfare and social programms. Cant wait to see what will happen to those poor faukers. Maybe they might start voting in their own best interest? Doubt it. Cant cure stupid.
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