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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    He wasn't asked to change his name. He was asked to change how he signs (as in sign language) his name.


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    I must say I got a little resistance when I signed my son up for kindergarten, all of a sudden Bazooka McBomberson 3TrueFans isn't an "age appropriate" name now.



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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    He wasn't asked to change his name. He was asked to change how he signs (as in sign language) his name.
    Oh well, that makes all the difference. Mods, can we change the spelling of his username to CloneAge because I don't like A&M and hate the word Aggie??? Thanks in advance. After all, it's all in how you pronounce it...



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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneAggie View Post
    He wasn't asked to change his name. He was asked to change how he signs (as in sign language) his name.

    Fair enough, but to a kid who has learned his name and doesn't hear, it would be the equivalent of you being asked to change your name from CloneAggie to C-L-O-N-E-A-G-G-I-E. You need to spell it rather than say it every time. What kind of message is that sending to the youngster (a three year old!) about him as a person?


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

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    I dont think that is how you sign his name.


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    I wonder how a kid named Gunner would sign his name?



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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Walton
    Think Oscar Wilde when he said, "every saint has a past, every sinner has a future." But also think Neil Young: the fork in the road, light a candle. Instead of cursing the darkness, let's light a candle for where we're going. This was fantastic for the world. We are better people for having been here. It was absolutely incredible. I'm inspired. I don't know when I'll ever sleep again.

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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I wonder how a kid named Gunner would sign his name?
    Probably by hitting people.


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by Cycl1 View Post
    Probably by hitting people.
    That was probably Clubber Lang Jr. or Bam Bam.



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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    That was probably Clubber Lang Jr. or Bam Bam.
    you obviously dont know many deaf people named gunner.


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

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    you obviously dont know many deaf people named gunner.
    I actually don't know any deaf people.



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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I actually don't know any deaf people.
    So you are saying i am right?


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    Re: Political correctness run amok - 3 year old asked to change name

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    I actually don't know any deaf people.
    Are you kidding? Whose grandpa ISN'T deaf?


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