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    Posted: 06 Jan 2020 at 10:14am
Well now we have come to the end of 2019, I put up "woke" as the word of the year. When I went to school it meant "to awaken from sleeping ". What it means today I am unsure, but have been told it means for people, like you and me, "to embrace cultural left language and group think " , whatever that means. I think I will stick to what I learnt at school.
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2019 - really? A bit late. Woke is so passé only kept alive by Rightards like the deputy PM etc Gets a big run at Young Libs events, Murdoch opionators and on Sky.
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*and Dr E.
"It is what it is"
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The 3 words to watch out for in 2020

Johnsonians
Morrisonites
Trumpettes

All mean angry white dressmaker.




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"Existential threat" is a term that has popped up a lot lately
There's got to be a morning after !
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I think it was in this very forum that I first encountered 'woke'.  I think it was Red Hare who said I was.  I had to admit I didn't know what it meant (except in its traditional sense) and I had to look it up.  


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& are you Tonto ?
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Woke Schmoke ! I ain't a current cake to the jack Lang, it is what Bob said it is imnsho.
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Originally posted by Tlazolteotl Tlazolteotl wrote:

2019 - really? A bit late. Woke is so passé only kept alive by Rightards like the deputy PM etc Gets a big run at Young Libs events, Murdoch opionators and on Sky.

Good to know "woke" is passé. Hopefully other over used redundant bleater words like "whataboutism" and "talking points" will follow.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tontonan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Jan 2020 at 2:05pm
You mean 'woke' wunwun ?

I subscribe to the Bob definition, and in this sorry world it is not my preferred condition.

I prefer snooze. 
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Boomer? ... it is soooo 2019.
In reference to every post in the Trump thread ... "There may have been a tiny bit of license taken there" ... Ok, Thanks for the "heads up" PT!
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I believe the word of the year is  "denier ".   Think its been chucked around on various threads dozens of times in the last 7 days.
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Eh, AA, you pinched my word from another thread.Wink
I beat you by 10 minutes.Wink
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S'pose if you were in denial, you may be swimming in that well known river.
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You mean Sheep Creek, Carioca ???  Tongue
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Originally posted by acacia alba acacia alba wrote:

You mean Sheep Creek, Carioca ???  Tongue

No AA, the river Nile.
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That's Shipp Creek
"It is what it is"
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It is, It is, silly ole me, ah Mcains ya dunnit agin!
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No, where I come from its Sheep Creek.  You can keep your Shipp, PT  Big smile
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