On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Gregory Brown
<gregory.t.brown / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:58 AM, Robert Dober <robert.dober / gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:19 PM, Eleanor McHugh
>> <eleanor / games-with-brains.com> wrote:
>>
>> Does this mean that "bastard" in "lazy bastard" does not have the same
>> value at all than bastard in e.g. "take this you bastard"?
>
> In this context, the two are not even remotely related.    > entirely a reference to myself, because I personally can't stand
> working with Rails and do everything I can to work around its
> verbosity. Thus, I am a lazy bastard.      
> like me.
>
> I didn't consider the possibility of anyone (except maybe Bill's mom)
> being offended by the title of the post, but to be fair, I didn't
> think of what the literal interpretation by a non-native speaker might
> be. In that case, I hope the tone of the post made it clear that I
> was not being derogatory towards any group of people.     > clear on reading that I wasn't out to hurt anybody, I'm really not
> sure why we're having this conversation.
To be honest I suspect people, as Eleanor has confirmed a little bit,
to use those words because it is in, but I completely misunderstood
the term in the context, my bad.
As I said, great effort.
Cheers
Robert