It's Offensive

I try never to use that phrase because I just feel that people who can't help the way they were born shouldn't be called stupid or made fun of. It's as wrong as someone making fun of someone because they were born with dark hair. It's just senseless.

SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
36-40, F
1 Response Mar 6, 2010

I'm a high school teacher so I hear it often. Anytime I hear one of them say it I immediately stop what I'm doing and correct him/her. I hear it less and less so either they're learning not to say it as much or they just don't say it around me. I'm hoping its the former and not the latter...