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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Using the word "lame" to describe something "bad, boring, dull, not worth my time, frustrating, [or] irritating" is abelist language. To suggest that something you don't like is equivalent to having a disability and that disabilities are bad, marginalises all of those with disabilities. Here is an post about abelist words, in this case "lame" http://disabledfeminists.com/2009/10/12/ableist-word-profile-lame/ [disabledfeminists.com]
    • Do you realize how ridiculous this comment sounds? One word can, amazingly enough, have two definitions:

      1 (of a person or animal) unable to walk normally because of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot : his horse went lame.
      • (of a leg or foot) affected in this way.
      2 (of an explanation or excuse) unconvincingly feeble : it was a lame statement and there was no excusing his behavior.
      • (of something intended to be entertaining) uninspiring and dull.
      • (of a person) naive or inept,

    • At least they're not using abelian [wikipedia.org] language.