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Wed Aug 7, 2019, 09:47 AM

Nomenclature Check: LISTEN UP, news media, law enforcement!!

Kindly expunge the phrase "active shooter" from your vocabularies. Add it to your "do not use" filters. Please instruct your spellchecker, Siri, whatever...

to substitute "HMWG (Homicidal Moron With Gun)" for "active shooter".

And, there's a BONUS for you journos in the audio and video media: You get to pronounce this, and here's the correct pronunciation: "HUMWIG".

Got it?

Because "active shooter" is a term often used in video games, teevee action-hero shows, comic books and comic book movies, and it has acquired in the minds of certain deranged melanin-deficient racist/misogynists suffering from acute testosterone toxicity, a veneer of "cool".

"Oooooo "active shooter"!! Wanna be one of THOSE! Maybe they'll make a video game of me, THEN I'll be important!"

Kinda works, doesn't it?

On the other hand...

"Oooooo "HMWG"! Sounds... um... lame-o..."

Yep, that's the ticket.

So that's what y'all can do for America today, folks. If the peeps listening to the police scanner hear "Reports of active HMWG downtown, respond all units"?

If the talking head at the scene peers earnestly into the camera and states "The humwig was shot by police, so we can't yet speculate on what motivated him"...

If the Internet headlines on the Google search return "HMWG at Peoria Arby's, police report casualties"...

Yeah. Please help out with this.

creatively,
Bright

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Reply Nomenclature Check: LISTEN UP, news media, law enforcement!! (Original post)
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agingdem Aug 2019 #1

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Wed Aug 7, 2019, 09:57 AM

1. active shooter??

an active shooter is a heroin addict..Trump worshiping Neo-nazi rampaging psychopath with a gun ... doesn't role off the tongue but spot on!!

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