Stereotype

Stereotype.. where does the word come from? Oh, and I included some examples of offensive stereotypes for demonstrative purposes.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    nooner noonish capitulate

  2. maxim belov says:

    priests don’t act like that…

  3. maxim belov says:

    I SAY YOU LEFT OUT THE SOVIETS!!!!!!!! :-P

  4. hankhoogwater says:

    Dear Marina,

    the frequency of the use of the f-word has increased.

  5. Evan Owen says:

    ***Stereotypes: The Insidious Kartvelians***

    A forum on ethnic stereotypes is an excellent opportunity to highlight the specter of the Kartvelian menace. :o

    The perfidious nature of these people is easily seen in their cruel oppression of the Abkhazians and Ossetians in their midst. Yet few seem to remember that their brutality has extended far beyond their own borders. One of their number, Yosip Dzhugashvili, seized control of the entire Soyuz Sovyetskikh; his murder of millions of its citizens tends to be forgotten in view of his defeat of Schicklgruber of Osterreich during the Great Patriotic War. :shock:

    Yet the ambitions of Sakartvelo are not even limited to the Eurasian continent — they have even infiltrated the US military! Shalikashvili — what kind of name is that for an AMERICAN general?! :?: :!: The insidious nature of Kartvelian plotting is underscored by the fact that most Americans have no idea what I’m talking about! :roll:

    Sakartvelo — a country to watch warily. :evil:
    ( ;-) )

  6. Evan Owen says:

    MEMORIALS TO DICTATORS

    KIEV, Ukraine Communists unveiled a monument to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin on Wednesday, sparking the anger of Ukrainian nationalists.
    The unveiling comes ahead of Sunday’s 65th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. Many Communists revere Stalin as commander-in-chief during the war. :o

    Meanwhile, in Jerusalem, Israeli authorities unveiled a monument to Adolph Hitler outside the Knesset. In response to the general public outrage and rioting, they were quick to point out that the Holocaust galvanized the movement to establish Israel as a Jewish state, and created the international sympathy necessary for its success. ;-)

    [communist]
    [holocaust]
    [galvanize]
    [canard]

  7. rosiecheeks says:

    Smart and Creative People, read on:

    For english i have to write a ‘Speculating A Cause’ Essay. I need some interesting trends/phenomena to write about. Some examples are (examples i don’t want to do): Tattoos.(trends) Obesity in Americans.(trends) Cheating.(phenomena)

    Catch my drift here?? If you have any interesting ideas on what i could write about (it needs to be at least two pages so keep tht in mind as well) Your insight would be very much appreciated!!!!! Gratsi.

    • iluv2cutfarts says:

      You should do masturbation, and the increase of it amongst not only men, but women too, because of the ease in which pornography is now rampantly available over the Internet.

      Sad, but true. You could end with ideas for helping those out who are addicted to porn.

      Good luck.

      :smile:

      • rosiecheeks says:

        Lol haha Mitch very funny.

        If there was a way to PROVE masturbation has increased in men and women, i would. I am not even sure if it would fit under trend or phenomena. Probably phenomena. But thanks for ur insight, it was appreciated and made me laugh.

        • iluv2cutfarts says:

          There’s tons of research available over the Internet of it’s increase. It’s not only a problem in the world, but a really bad problem in the church today.

          It would definitely qualify as a phenomena, and you never know who you might be able to help through your research.

          You should seriously consider it.

          • Evan Owen says:

            il2cf,

            I beg to differ. I’ve NEVER seen anyone masturbating in a church, and I’ve attended quite a few denominations. But even if true, it would be preferable to child molestation. :shock:

            “You should seriously consider it.” What — like there’s any adolescent who HASN’T considered [masturbation]? :razz:

            • Dear Evan Owen,
              Actually, the problem of mastication seems to have infected my people in our society, especially the young. Why I have even seem people engaging in acts of mastication in such places as restaurants. What is this world coming to.
              And speaking of perfidious trends, what’s this I hear about thesbian liberation. Why do we need to focus on the oppressions of thesbians? I’m sorry of people such as Rosie O’Donnell have had their difficulties as thesbians, but the oppression of their kind goes at least as far back as William Shakespeare. Come to think of it, perhaps the reason that Homer went blind was partly for being one of the roots of thesbianism as well as masticating. We would all be better off if we did nothing and if we were nothing. That way we can avoid problems such as mastication and thesbianism.
              Yours,
              Larry
              AKA BertrandR1872

          • iluv2cutfarts says:

            You silly dragon…I wasn’t talking about some dude doin’ the gerkin jerkin in church! I was talking about how the invasion of porn over the Internet has increased the disease of infidelity and the horrible habit of masturbation because of it.

            It’s a very taboo subject matter – I understand. But think about how it has invaded the homes of the married and those who are leaders in the church. 87% of the clergy from all denominations have both people in leadership and pastorial roles that are hooked to porn.

            It’s a sad and cheap substitute for real love. It’s lust and it’s exploitation. I knew porn stars when I lived back in Southern CA. I use to work out with them at the gym all the time, and every time I asked them why they did what they did – know what they said? Because they started watching the crap when they were younger. It’s a horrible disease.

            It’s just sad is all I’m saying.

    • Evan Owen says:

      Re: obesity, speculating a cause:

      Check out “high fructose corn syrup,” a relatively recently developed sweetener now added indiscriminately to a wide variety of foods and especially junk beverages. It’s an alleged culprit in the obesity epidemic. :shock:

      • iluv2cutfarts says:

        Yeah – that and kids today are nothing but fat asses that sit on their fat asses play dumbass video games and sipping on 80oz Coca-Colas, Slurpees and Red Bull. No wonder.

        When I was younger, I was out and about until the street lights came on. The deal was homework gets done first, and then I was out! If I wasn’t walking, I was running. If I wasn’t running, I was riding something (bike, skateboard, etc…). My body was a machine back then. But kids today are so soft and flabby that even the US Military is having to make concessions for them now.

        Pathetic.

    • CheVolay says:

      Would this qualify: The way language has change over the years e.g. Compare how people spoke and wrote in the Victorian age to how we do today.

      The writing of letters was an art form, all flowery and all. Today we got Post-its and texting.

    • leoNard says:

      “Not Hot to Trot”—-For English??…Did you write your {Essay} paper? :lol: The White House • 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW • Washington, DC 20500 • 202-456-1111 …what is the cost to have someone help?…haha, has Rosie been good? :lol:

  8. Evan Owen says:

    Hmm…since Iceland’s volcanoes have been so much in the news, I request

    [Þingvellir] :grin:

  9. Evan Owen says:

    Speaking of the French, here’s a quip from Bob:

    “What’s French for ‘I am an Australian’? Moi Aussi!” :lol:

  10. matalexwolf says:

    Awesome vid, think at 5.14, Gorby gets the top award for that expression! Gorby, just hang in there little fella, I hear you! co-stars were excellent too :)

    cavemen thinking I know is dangerous, so i’ll be brief as I can..a thought entered my brain, I pondered a while, then it was gone. Then my phone rang, it was my nephew Jo Jo complaining about his mum telling him off for saying f**king Ow, after falling hard when playing soccer. I guess he watched your last lesson!

    Anyhoo, he came up with his own idea, far superior to any of mine, asking if Hotforwords could do a monthly book review on….books. HFW has encouraged him to read more and as a result he is a book worm nerd! His idea being, HFWs highlights two or three books covering different ages and genres every month. He thinks schools would like this as with his class mates, parents alike. He thinks it will appeal to a greater audience if presented well; imagining HFWs will be the Hub of all things book related in time to come! ‘HFWs could be really big the world over, the biggest show ever plus I will be able to see more of Marina as well’ – he said, enthusiastically. Publishers and authors would be up for it as free advertising, he continued.

    Asking why I was so quiet I had to explain that old farts who discuss all things great with young boys is deemed as….watch Platonic!
    ‘O, yeah, bummer, I saw that one too’ – said laughing away.
    - However Jo Jo, I guess it’s the silence between the noise that makes the music!’
    ‘Shut up Uncle Mat!’
    ‘Exactly Jo Jo!’
    ‘Has Marina forgiven you for being a jerk off yet?’
    ‘Jerk off Jo Jo?’
    ‘She said you bashed your Bishop loads and was a retard!
    long pause….
    I’m guessing this is the silence you were talking about?’
    ‘Maybe Jo Jo; sometimes it’s good to know when to just shut the f**k. Sometimes you just can’t help it, especially when you have hurt someone because you only hurt your self as much’
    ‘As when you hurt your knee playing football?’
    ‘Soccer! And yes, kind of like that but much worse, can’t put a band aid on it either!’
    ‘I love Beth at school, will she make me go quiet?’
    ‘No, but only if you cause that effect first then yes, but you are way too young to be serious about some one Jo Jo!’
    ‘But you said believe in your own self, have Faith and love always. She’s my Venus, like Marina she is top of the class!’
    ‘Then you must remember always to love her and respect her, promise?’
    ‘Promise. Does this mean our lessons in epigenetics’ are over as well, if you have to be quiet?’
    ‘No, I’ll write them up and e mail them to you!’
    ‘Mum wants a word with you, she looks mad too, bye….’

    So there you have it HFWs, a nine year old boy, enthused about your work, visualising greater things to come. Good idea I thought hense wanting to share with you. Unable to repeat most of our conversation but lets just say he’s a healthy young man growing up with remarkable taste in women!

    anyhoo, have chicken to chase and club! XO

  11. leoNard says:

    Mameluco is a Portuguese word derived from “mamluk” (also named Mameluco in Spanish), :roll: used to identify people of mixed European and Amerindian descent in South America. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Mameluco also referred to organized bands of Portuguese :twisted: slave-hunters based at São Paulo, known primarily as bandeirantes.

    Mammaluccu in the Sicilian dialect is used to mean stupid, idiot or simpleton.

    Mameluk was used in Hungary in the last decades of the 19th century as a nickname for Members of Parliament belonging to the governing “Liberal” party. This party governed Hungary for 30 years (1875-1905) and its members in Parliament fulfilled all wishes of party leader and prime minister Kálmán Tisza in order to preserve their parliamentary seats and accompanying privileges.

    Officers of the United States Marine Corps carry a ceremonial Mameluke Sword, and Mamluke swords are used by US army in festivals.

    In Italian American Vernacular English, the term “mamalook” is often used to refer to someone who does something stupid. It has roughly the same meaning as the Yiddish term “schmuck.” However, mamalook is usually used in a joking way, whereas schmuck is more insulting :???: .
    The Cars – Moving In Stereo …[druid-priest]

  12. deluxenn says:

    My dear Wonder Teacher, forgive me for being late :sad:
    I was a bad student at weekend :oops: but I had a good time :grin:
    Here is the stereotype or a paradox
    To have a good time, ought to do something a bad :mrgreen:
    Homework
    Intelligence and beauty are incompatible.
    My dear Wonder Teacher, you destroyed this stereotype.

    Full body search this is not the stereotype, this is an erotic dream. :mrgreen:

  13. pedanticKarl says:

    Hello Everyone!
    Today, May 4th is Teacher Appreciation Day!
    Go over to the Forum at http://bit.ly/hfwteacher
    and show your love and appreciation for Marina, HotForWords.

    You can also send gifts and presents to make the hottest teacher
    feel appreciated by clicking on the Contact link above.

    Already there have been some great postings of words
    of appreciation. If you can’t post a word of gratitude today,
    don’t forget, all this week is Teacher Appreciation week.

    HotForWords rocks!!!
    Let’s see if you can beat my enthusiasm. :grin:
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  14. AllynTygrrr says:

    Stereotypical. An arm and a leg? Yikes. The beginning is funny. The part right after that is scary. Experience one too many True Hollywood stories about would-be dream girls and The Millionaires Club and it’s enough to cause a boy to stop even trying.

    F7ck selling out. F7ck people who only want what you have an not you. The mere thought of sex without kissing repulses me. Without kissing there is no passion, and without passion there is nothing worth pursuing. But then again I think in much deeper and long-term historical context than the average pop-tart wanting to be rich and/or famous in the eyes of strangers regardless of the intimate self-respect lost forever in the process…

    But back to the lighter topic at hand: stereotypes.

    Stereo – as in to differentiate separately? Like the way stereo music has two separate/different channels?

    And then along comes 7.1+ Channel Digital Surround Sound f7cking up the program…

    Although actually that might make a good allegory for a new and better way of assessing individuals aside from the myopic generalizations stereotyping is associated with. Hmmm…

    Oh look! You have a cast. Cool. The writing and acting was cute and your friends are actually quite funny. So you’re rich now?

    Ah the good-life of internet professional production grade operations…

    I came to Hollywood because it is where much of the imagery that historically influences the world originates, which means it’s a very useful, helpful, almost-necessary, and powerful launch vehicle to have – but without my soul I would be worthless – so I might get assertively offensive if anyone ever were to approach me with some of the nonsense suggested in your video.

    F7ck them. F7ck that.

    If I were a hot girl and some Hollywood douchebag approached me like that I’d say “I’m a star – not a whore, but you can lick this.” then pull out my cellphone camera with one hand say “Smile, you’re on Candid Camera…douche.” and take a picture of me flipping them off with the other and go put it on my blog Jenny McCarthy-style or whatever.

    God a hate predators that corrupt the art form and integrity of the industry.

    That aspect of Hollywood repulses me. But I might just be a dumb good-hearted country boy…with a genius I.Q. and far more epic dreams and designs and experience than most to begin with…that doesn’t take shit from assholes regardless of who they are…but I digress. Meh.

    But in lighter/brighter/righter news – here’s that Simpson’s episode I randomly mentioned on Sunday. “She’s as right as her hair is brown.”

    http://www.hulu.com/watch/143446/the-simpsons-to-surveil-with-love#s-p1-so-i0

    And strangely enough your initial warning was wrong – I wasn’t offended by this video…just had a moment of ‘Oh shit – did Marnia get her Mercedes the same way a previous blonde Barbie doll I momentarily dated did???’

    Oh God I hope not – that traumatized me and made me hate money and withdraw from the previous Hollywood social circles on levels that probably didn’t do wonders for me either…but I was raised in rural Texas where people have souls and morals, and to lose that for the hollow garbage I’ve seen in Hollywood isn’t even comprehensible as an option for someone like me.

    Oh well. Don’t suppose you have an identical triplet sister that hasn’t been quite so fiscally Americanized yet?

    Meh.

    Putin? American missiles? Hollywood, Malibu, Santa Monica and WTF is really going on?

    Some people give money and power a bad name. I’ve personally seen money destroy far more lives built on flimsy relationships than anything else I could fathom. I’ve also seen evil people use money to be even more evil – and that is the most twisted thing there is. Since such behavior is the last thing on Earth I would ever want to endure or deserve I keep money out of the Love equation period, and frankly think that people who have to lie or pay to get sex are pathetic. If you can find love and happiness on solid ground first then add money – great. If it us the sole attraction from the start, then all you have is a recipe for tragedy. Sigh.

    Call me a rebel. Like I give a f7ck. But do watch that Simpsons episode b/c it has some very interesting parallels to this lesson.

    Or that might just be stereotypical conspiratorial comedic thinking.

    Hmmm…

    My soul is too valuable to sell anyway.

    X0X0X0X

    - AXS -

  15. Capman911 says:

    Hey guys and gals, anyone seen or heard from BillyB in a while. Kinda worried about him. He has been away quit a while. :sad:

  16. Capman911 says:

    Lets us not forget the red headed step child. Or as red heads are considered Gingers. Never new this until I saw it some where on YT. I like red headed women. Red on the head means fire in the~~~~~~~~well you figure it out. :lol: Just another Stereotype. :smile: Go watch Spricket24, you’ll see what I mean. :lol:

  17. Karolek says:

    Hejjjjjjj it’s my first time when I live a comment here:)
    i do not like a stereotype about polish people:)
    1st In poladn we do not have name like Natasha, Tania , or Swetlana hehe thoes are russian names:P:P:P
    2nd. that joke about change the light is for da doctors o :P:P
    4expl Hown meny doctors u need 2 change a light???
    4of them , why?
    one stand on the table and rest of them turn around table:P:P hehehehhe
    sory for my english:)
    Real stereotyp abroad about polish peolpe is that they live like in the XVIII century hahahahhaahah back in Poland :D:D:D

    • James says:

      Hey!

      In England our stereotype of the Polish is that they all steal our jobs, I think that the Polish are the only “white” people that the English don’t like.

      • Karolek says:

        heheh that is bullshit… we do not steal yours jobs.. U pepole just leazy and u dont want to work:P:P I was 4 years in London so I now what is going on:D:D:D heheheh
        But I like english people I have got many friends in there:)
        Now its Polish Greate Britan:P:P:P hehe ( joke:) )
        But u can not say that we steal :) any way We better people than all blacks or indian people couse they dont work and just getting munny form goverment ( Social munny) We polish we want to work i n uk we dont want to take socuial munny:) that is defrence/:)

        • fglrx says:

          *steal yours jobs..
          *U pepole just leazy
          *Now its Polish Greate Britan:P:P:P hehe ( joke:) )
          *any way We better people
          *munny form goverment ( Social munny)
          *We polish we want
          *that is defrence/:)

          If you really have stayed in London for 4 years, so why can’t you write better English :shock:

          Sorry, but you are supporting the stereotype now :sad:

        • fglrx says:

          I must add I wrote it not to humiliate you but to encourage you to the greater attention to the language (English when you write in English and Polish when you write in Polish, as your sentence you’ve written in our mother tongue was also far from perfection).

          I also commit a lot of mistakes but when I have a doubt about how to write something, I use a dictionary – it’s only a few clicks with a mouse. Plus the spellcheck in my browser is on. It really helps in improving the language skills :)

    • pedanticKarl says:

      Greetings Karolek,
      and welcome to the HotForWords site.
      One of our good friends on here is from Poland named fglrx.
      You’ll see him commenting here. Enjoy the site. There is a lot
      to explore here. :smile:

    • Evan Owen says:

      jak sie masz, karolek,
      don’t apologize for your English, it’s better than my Polish! :smile:

  18. ethanfourr says:

    I agree so much about the STEREOTYPES…I mean the not crying over them or whatever..I’m Jewish…and so is this friend of mine and whenever I make a small Jewish joke (related DIRECTLY TO MY FAMILY) She spazzes on me cuz she doesn’t like when I make those jokes (even if directly about my family–which are true about my family) cuz she doesn’t “want people to think that the stereotypes are true” and I’m like WTF SERIOUSLY everyone is gonna think wtv they are gonna think!

    • Evan Owen says:

      Authentic Jewish humor: Yakov the Shlemiel

      Once in a shtetl in Eastern Europe, there lived a shlemiel named Yakov. Now, for those of us without Yiddish, a shlemiel is someone who can fall flat on his back — and break his nose!

      Poor Yakov was so clumsy, that every morning when he buttered his bread, it would slip from his fingers, fall to the floor, and always land butter side down.

      But one morning, when he dropped his bread, it landed butter side up! Yakov was so excited that he ran to the rabbi and exclaimed, “Rabbi! Rabbi! this morning my bread landed butter side up! Does this mean I am no longer a shlemiel?”

      The rabbi thought long and hard. He stroked his beard, tugged at his payos; finally, he resettled his yarmulke on his head, folded his hands, and said:

      “Nu, Yakov, I think it only means you buttered your bread on the wrong side this morning.” :lol:

  19. leoNard says:

    A mamluk (Arabic: مملوك (singular), مماليك mamālÄ«k (plural), “owned”; also transliterated mamluq, mamluke, mameluk, mameluke, mamaluke, marmeluke, or marmaduke) was a soldier of slave origin who had converted to Islam. The “mamluk phenomenon,” as David Ayalon has called it, was of great political importance and was extraordinarily long-lived, lasting from the 9th to the 19th century AD. Over time, mamluks became a powerful military caste in various Muslim societies. Particularly in Egypt, but also in the Levant, Iraq, and India, mamluks held political and military power. In some cases, they attained the rank of sultan, while in others they held regional power as amirs or beys. Most notably, mamluk factions seized the sultanate for themselves in Egypt and Syria in a period known as the Mamluk Sultanate (1250-1517). The Mamluk Sultanate famously beat back the Mongols and fought the [Crusaders]. :???:

  20. iluv2cutfarts says:

    Talk about Sterotypes! Is there anything Russians won’t rip off?!? Who is the Marina wannabe!?!
    :twisted:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6ffBL8VasQ&feature=related

    • pedanticKarl says:

      That’s Sofiya. Some of the old timers around here remember her from about 2 years ago or so. She started off with some semi nude videos and later had a handful of short lessons like the one you posted. Later she took them all down, then put them back up again with a dating web site which is now defunct.

      Since imitation is a sign of flattery, it demonstrates very clearly to those of us who watched Sofiya for a short time, that what Marina does is very special and Marina puts a lot of work into her videos. There are other Marina copy cats and none of them even come close. There was a hot real estate copy cat and a hot tools copy cat and they all have petered out after several videos. There still is another YT channel that does word origins, but their delivery and approach is very boring. None of them have sustained what Marina has done. You just can’t stick a pretty face in front of the camera, read some lines and hope the views start rolling in. It takes a lot of energy, passion, charisma, presence and intelligence which Marina has. There can only be one HotForWords and Marina is it.

    • rosiecheeks says:

      LMAO. Oh shit i gotta subscribe to her channel!

      What i dont understand is why does Marina have ASIAN and VIETNAMESE in the video. I mean vietnamese IS Asian. If anything, she totally made fun of asians twice. HOW MEAN. I am part asian. and yes i am OFFENDED. :???:

      • iluv2cutfarts says:

        Oh rosie – she made fun of more white people than any other ethnicity. Don’t go all Ching-Ching-Ting-Ting-Ping-Ping on me now!

        ;-)

      • BobbyBananna says:

        Rosiecheeks, vietnamese is indeed asian, but the whole video was not about that. It doesn’t matter if they mean the same thing! Vietnamese and Chinese (asian) are complete 2 opposite cultures. Thats the point. The way they speak and act is what she is making fun of. Vietnam and China are completely different, so yes, they are [technically] making fun of asians twice, but she is making fun of 2 cultures. :roll: :roll:

      • James says:

        You are offended because you are part asian… If you are offended by that, then it proves that you ARE offended because you are part asian.

      • Evan Owen says:

        She was TRYING to be offensive. Don’t tell her you are, or she’ll think she succeeded. :razz:

        • iluv2cutfarts says:

          Bah! Don’t worry about it Evan. Some people are just dense. They couldn’t find their butts with both hands if a bell were attached to it.

          :mrgreen:

    • pedanticKarl says:

      By the way iluv2cutfarts,
      You might want to replace the word “Russian” with “American”. Chances are that it wasn’t Sofiya that is/was ripping off HotForWords as it were, but most likely her American husband. When he had the dating site up, there were several videos of him talking about finding a Russian wife and that he had been married to her for four years at the time, etc. etc. I bet that he found the HotForWords site before his wife Sofiya did and probably figured that he could exploit his wife. My small amount of research indicates that the other HotForWords copy cats were also exploited as it shows in their videos that there is no passion from the heart as there is with Marina’s videos.

      • iluv2cutfarts says:

        Nah – Russians are notorious for their thievery. They’ll even steal another person’s dirt, if given the chance. She’s probably the one who came up with the idea, and told her husband that he wouldn’t be gettin’ laid anymore, unless he went along with it.

        :lol:

        BTW – there is one stereotype that no one has mentioned, and I didn’t dare approach earlier. Even a fart blaster like me has his “line-in-the-sand” that I won’t cross. Can you guess what it is? I’ll give you a lil’ hint. It involves someone eatin’ Watermelon and Fried Chicken. That, and or Gansta Rap.

        :mrgreen:

        • BobbyBananna says:

          iluv2cutfarts, how in God’s Name did you come up with that russians are thieves? :roll: :roll:

          • iluv2cutfarts says:

            First of all – my stinky brown friend – do not use the Lord’s name in vain.

            Secondly – it’s a stereotype. You know – the subject matter at hand?

            I know Russians up here in the area of the US that I live in, and this is a joke amongst them (and I doubt it’s a local joke). Plus – I’ve seen others make fun of this behavior before.

            Don’t get your banana peel all in a wad!

            :lol:

          • BobbyBananna says:

            Eh! Your one of those “don’t say gods name in vain” goons. In this case, I am not talking about “Jesus Christ’s Father, I am using “God” as an expression to express thought in my sentence.

            Now if I said

            “Jesus Christ” how did you… blah.. then yes, call me on my peel. :smile:

          • iluv2cutfarts says:

            Oh ok.

            :lol:

    • Capman911 says:

      Just someone who wants to show her ass sets. :lol:

  21. Brenda says:

    Hello. I would like to request the acronym {R.S.V.P.}

  22. swampwiz says:

    This was the funniest HotForWords video ever, even with the poor portrayal of the French and Irish accents. And I now have the fantasy of doing a full body search on Marina … hmm …

    BTW, in my younger days, I was a classified defense worker in Southern California, and my security office instructed new employers like me to not get duped by sexy Eastern European women who try to take advantage of young, horny engineers into giving up defense secrets. Good thing for me that Marina was too young to have been a KGB spy back then.

  23. PageDoll says:

    I just noticed that there’s a picture in the video I made that is a screen shot twitpic of this video being made. That was a long time ago! :shock: What a project Marina, way to go! :smile:

    PK, why is there a gray dot in the pics that are in the recent comment box? :cool:

    • pedanticKarl says:

      Hi Mike, I saw those small square gray areas in every one of those avatars in the Recent Comment box. I was on the iPhone at the time and zoomed in on the small gray areas. I don’t know what they are for. Maybe it’s a potential feature where that area becomes a red flashing LED of sorts as an indicator for something, like you have a response or you have messages or something like that. Just a stab in the dark.

  24. This was a {TOUR DE FORCE}, Dearest Teach. Without a doubt one of your best.

    As for the prevalance of the “F-word”: Lighten up and keep things in perspective, folks. This was fuckin’ hilarious! :shock: ;-)

    Thanks, Marina. Truly awesome lesson.

  25. Well, I’m half Polish & half Italian so I’ve heard plenty of Polish jokes and questions about family members being in organized crime. BTW, for the changing of the light bulb joke, I’ve also heard that one grabs the bulb while 100 others rotate the house.

  26. bsomebody says:

    hmmm… still digesting this one. It had some pretty funny bits, definitely toeing the line :cool: . The social lesson at the end was pretty cool, but if we were making this lesson on prejudging, I would have liked to see the difference between stereotypes and useful generalizations. Who knows, maybe that is part II for next week…

    I think the reason I am so betwixt myself is that this had some really good work in it, could have been a really great piece… pretty good though.

  27. CheVolay says:

    Nice bunch friends contributing. :cool:

    The French swear against the church. The Mexican against the mother. What to the Russians swear against?

    Also is “breakfast” really ‘breaking fast’ and disease made up of dis + ease? :???:

  28. Marina, please, could you do the word “Mamihlapinatapei”? It’s a very interesting word describing something very beautiful, also it holds the title of the Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”! I’m sure you’ll love it! BTW, if you DO chose this word, please say “Ratko” asked for this word, I want my friends here to envy me and praise me as god lol :) All the best from Serbia ;)

    • James says:

      Whoa, looks interesting… I’ll second that.

      • It is. It describes a most wonderful and kinda complex romantic feeling between two people. That’s why I think it’s perfect for Marina, she’ll make it epic :) And also I imagine it’s only a matter of time before Marina chooses to do this word anyway, so I might as well get the credit and acknowledgment from Marina yaaaay :)

    • Evan Owen says:

      Gee, that word doesn’t look Serbian to me… :razz:

      Pozdrav iz Bellingham! :grin:

    • Evan Owen says:

      Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia describes other interesting terms from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego. E.g. their term for “monotony” literally means “a lack of male company.” :cool:

      (He also mentioned there is a Welsh-speaking community in Patagonia. :grin: )

      Wikipedia says that one elderly speaker of Yaghan remains. :sad:

      “The loss of a language is a disaster to all of humankind, for not words alone vanish, but the whole history and experience of a people, their genius and the way they see the world.” — Howard Huws

  29. okay4now says:

    Where’s the etymology :?: Isn’t stereotype’s origin from the printing world :?: Essentially, are all stereotypes negative :?: That seems to be a stereotype of the word itself. Oh well, thanks for the work on this fun piece Marina

  30. seankim says:

    excuse me! the segment with white trash was spot on! white trash are EXACTLY like that. i think you might have made a mistake and not covered WHITES, because whites are not the same as white trash. let’s see all stereotypes of plain, middle-america white folk.

    • stigmatasaurus says:

      Cf: Hank Hill. “I sell proPANE and proPANE accessories.”

    • Evan Owen says:

      White stereotype: I am white, Protestant, of British-German ancestry, work 9 to 5 as an accountant, live in suburbia, and have two kids. Why did Marina omit this stereotype? One word: BO-ring! :razz:

      • seankim says:

        evan, i’m not sure if you totally fit the bill. ask all your non-”white” friends what kind of stereotypes they can come up with. there’s a bunch out there.

        • Evan Owen says:

          Sean, you may be right. I was talking (in Spanish) with our company gardener, Miguel Gomez, about his new employee. “He works cheap because he’s a wetback,” he commented; then added, chagrined, “I shouldn’t have told you that — I forgot you’re a gringo!” So maybe I didn’t fit his stereotype of a whitey. :lol:

  31. seesixcm6 says:

    Dear Marina,
    I was out this weekend, so I didn’t see this video until today. You certainly put lots of work into it. Some of your humor is mean, but it shows how unfair many stereotypes actually are.
    I’m glad the weather is finally getting warmer, and I hope you have a good summer. :razz:
    Seesixcm6

  32. Capman911 says:

    Marina. Can you fix a little glitch in your new set up? When I or we click on an image url that is in blue it takes us to the picture. But when you click on the X to close out the picture it takes us back to the thumbnail at the top of the page instead of back at the comment that we were at. Then we have to scroll back down to the comment that we were on. Thank you Maam for any further tweaking. :grin:

    Mike

  33. hitoshi says:

    what are the stereotypes towards Japanese people?

  34. pig-in-a-poke says:

    OMG! Did you hear?! She’s a freaking Russian spy passing secrets to Putin. Ah, but then she’s just {pulling our legs}, right? Or, maybe she wants us to believe she is pulling our legs, and she really is a devious {femme fatale}. So! She’s actually French practicing her Russian accent. I dunno. :shock:

  35. PageDoll says:

    “If science teaches us anything, it teaches us to accept our failures as well as our successes with quiet dignity and grace” ” “…I do not want to live!”

  36. pedanticKarl says:

    Today, May 3rd begins Teacher Appreciation Week.
    Go to http://bit.ly/hfwteacher
    and share your words of thanks to Marina, HotForWords :grin:

  37. Evan Owen says:

    Stereotypes

    Heaven is where:
    • the police are English
    • the chefs are French
    • the mechanics are German
    • the lovers are Italian
    • and everything is organized by the Swiss.

    Hell is where:
    • the police are German
    • the chefs are English
    • the mechanics are French
    • the lovers are Swiss
    • and everything is organized by the Italians.

  38. pedanticKarl says:

    Speaking of cougars, here is my proposal for a
    new definition of a non-stereotypical marriage
    plan for men & women of the 21st century.

    When a man reaches the age of 20, he must marry,
    but he can only marry a woman in her 40s. The idea
    is that both of them will have reached their sexual
    peak and are therefore perfectly matched.

    Then, 20 years later when the man is 40, he must get
    divorced and he must now marry a 20 year old woman.
    Again, the idea is that both of these people will have
    an equal sex drive making for a perfectly matched couple.

    Then, 20 years later when the man is 60, he must get
    another divorce and now marry a 60 year old woman. Again,
    the notion that is being entertained is that both of them
    are sexually compatible.

    There you go, another mystery solved by…. what, what are you saying?
    Oh, so some of you want to perpetually stay married to a 20 year old?
    Well, I didn’t say my plan was perfect or foolproof.
    Responses to my Request For Proposal (RFP) can be sent to
    PO Box Hip Hip Hooray which should include 2 million dollars in cash.

    • leoNard says:

      Pro divorce—The pejorative term gender apartheid (or sexual apartheid) has been applied to segregation of people by gender,["Women clergy accuse Church of sexual apartheid". The Guardian (Guardian Unlimited). http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,580180,00.html. implying that it is sexual discrimination. :cry: no virgins for Karl :lol: Origin of sex segregation
      The roles of men and women have been different
      for most of human history since prehistoric times. In hunter-gatherer societies, both past and present, hunting has been largely a male preserve while gather has been a female role.
      :cool: [pejorative] culture of “no-work-Cross-cultural narcissism”…ps-learn to love/self :smile:

    • Bob says:

      What IS a {Cougar} anyway?
      Not a Mountain Lion, but maybe a mounted fe-lion? :???:

      • pedanticKarl says:

        That is so funny Bob that you ask since I’m sure someone was going to ask. Then, on top of that, as I was pulling into my garage, there was a relationships discussion about older women and younger men on the radio where the host asked the guest Marla Martenson, what exactly is a cougar? She didn’t know, except to guess that it had to do with young men being prey.
        http://web.mac.com/marlamartenson/Site/Matchmaking.html

        The generally accepted definition of a cougar is a woman 40 years of age or older who exclusively pursues very young men. The onset of the cougar years is hotly debated. Some feel that a cougar can be as young as 35, but women of this age would not be viewed as cougars unless their sexual conquests were no older than 25; the ten-year age difference seems to be an unspoken but accepted minimum between partners. A cougar may be married or unmarried, and some even go after their daughters’ boyfriends.

        Although the term ‘cougar’ comes from the big-game predatory cat of the same name, the cougar connection also may allude to the wearing of animal print clothing by older and more sexually aggressive women.

        Examples of cougars is Mrs. Robinson (Ann Bancroft) seduces fresh-out-of-college Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) in the film The Graduate. Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher (15 years), Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins (12 years), Barbara Hershey and Naveen Andrews (21 years).

        Here is the Urban dictionary for more definitions.
        http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=cougar

    • pig-in-a-poke says:

      Hmmm! Interesting Karl, but might that double the population, as a man would have 2 wives in child bearing ages? And, If one missed out on the 40 year transfer, can he make up for lost time when he is 60 by having one 20 year old and one 60 year old wife? Whoohoo!

  39. pandion says:

    This was such a fun lesson. I am sure you had a blast making it. A Russian friend of mine, hates that Russians are always the bad guys in films and TV shows. I liked the way you alluded to other Russian stereotypes in this lesson.

    Other stereotypes:
    Germans are rude
    Italians are obnoxious
    Red heads have a temper
    Gypsies are liars and thieves
    Indians work at a call center until they can buy a convenience store
    Indians work at a casino

    I could write more, but since I am white and southern, I have to go screw my cousin, and then take the truck off the cement blocks in the front yard before I check my moonshine still.

  40. rimbaud says:

    I thought stereotypes were those old-fashioned 3D photographs.

  41. Hiya Teach! :grin:
    I thought that was a good lesson on stereotyping; sociologically as well as etymologically. We all know stereotypes are bad, and you pointed that out succinctly. Oh, here’s a bad stereotype for my homework: an east Indian is always the one on the other end of the tech or customer service line, alternately the surly dude behind the convenience store counter.
    Admittedly a lot of use of f#ck. If I may speak in your defense, as I am wont to do, in the final cut, you only said it once, and that was quoting Stevie Ryan, compared to ten uses by your guests. Ah, well, as long as the French are still fair game, I’ve heard some that say f#ck way too much anyway. BTW if you ever wanna piss off a French waiter, call him ‘garcon’. It’s not exactly a title of respect to ‘em. ;-)
    Love to (Wonderful) Teacher,
    xoxodc

  42. jmcargal says:

    1. Somehow I missed where the word comes from. I already knew what it meant.
    2. Stereotypes tend to be offensive to the degree that we are afraid that the stereotype is true, unless as Marina says we are talking about the French, in which case the stereotypes are of course generally accurate.
    3. I am puzzled as to why you showed so many stereotypes without showing the classic stereotype of math professors being great lovers.

  43. lars2 says:

    ” . . .it has been readen by 2,434 second-level followers (retweeters followers). ”

    From the Twitter page.

    READEN ??? !!!

    H4W Teacher, what kind of grammar is that ? Readen !

    Where is Ms. Grammar ?

    Marina is our Philologist,
    we need a Mz. Grammar to answer this one.

    and Re: the question of Who’s your biggest celebrity crush,
    I’d have to say lately it’s been Summer Glau.
    She’s multitalented, a real dreamboat,
    and when she’s Cameron, the perfect companion
    for when I’ve finally accomplished doing ‘the download’.

  44. lars2 says:

    I wasn’t offended, I thought it was very clever !

    But, as per your Twitter request;
    We (i) hate stereotypes because they are too narrow,
    real people aren’t that narrow.

    Real people have much more dimension to themselves,
    their ways of being in the world,
    their personalities.

    Real people can be stereotypes,
    but for probably only 5 to 10 minutes at a stretch,
    or maybe only 30 seconds,
    then they shift back to being themselves and not being stereotyes.

    A stereotype is Art immitating Life,
    but Art is a 2 dimensional representation of Life,
    people are 3 and 4 dimensional.
    (time as the 4th dimension)

    [and i wanted to see my avatar again !] :lol:
    in 50 google image search pages it was the only one even close to a well drawn Natasha, and was still only slightly sexy, way below what it should be.

    • lars2 says:

      Too bad Vargas who used to do colored pencil drawings for Playboy back in the ’50s and ’60s is gone, he’d do justice to Natasha !!!

      • BigBhd95 says:

        I agree lars2 Vargas was great, sorry to hear :sad:

        of his passing :cry: Playboy mag back in the day

        really good visual perspective to a teen boy :lol:

        nicely done video dearest teacher :cool: B.B. :cool:

  45. stigmatasaurus says:

    I think you left out Canadians, eh? Like Bob and Doug, eh? Drinking Molson, eh?

  46. Mariyan says:

    I wonder what is that,
    I wanna know what’s {wack}
    Is that word so bad?
    That is pretty hard…
    Guess I am not that good at rhyming :mrgreen: d^_^b

  47. pat says:

    I may get a letter home for this, but isn’t the sexy private school girl outfit a stereotype? How about “nerd” glasses? Even the ideal of a sexy school teacher seems to be a stereotype. :shock: I love every minute of it! :grin: And now I will use the word in a sentence.

  48. The “Mexican” Stereotype is lika a black hole for all latin americans! Many people on the US see all latin americans as if we were all mexicans (and we really hate that)!

    Once, back in 1997 I was visiting some relatives I have in Salt Lake City. I remember that one guy asked me which part of Mexico was Venezuela… I didn’t know what to do: Punch him or just laugh at his ignorance…

    Now, I think venezuelans have another stereotype thanks to our part-time dictator/part-time stand-up comedian, Hugo Chavez. However, I’m not pretty sure about how does the world see us… As people escaping from a tropical communism or as communist agents… or whatever.

    Can anyone tell me something about that? I won’t feel offended at all (I’m the first one to laugh at me, so…)

    Keep in touch :mrgreen:

    • leoNard says:

      The professions—A profession is a vocation founded upon specialised :lol: educational training, the purpose of which is to supply disinterested counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

      Juan Carlos Araujo S. says: May 2, 2010 at 5:39 pmThe “Mexican” Stereotype is lika a black hole for all latin americans! Many people on the US see all latin americans as if we were all mexicans (and we really hate that)! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venezuela

      …American law– some days are North and some days are South AmErIcA :twisted: the latino is SOUL-ROMANtic :lol: Marina’s take on “Romantic…Hang in there-Juan Carlos Araujo S. …capital is a brave mind and family educated :smile:

    • VenomRocK says:

      First, you should’ve laughed at his ignorance….then knocked his ass out :mrgreen:
      It’s sad to say but there’s a lot of people who don’t know their geography.

      I don’t know how you feel about Chavez but when you use the word dictator it makes me want to put him in a group with the likes of Saddam Hussein, Fidel Castro, Lenin, Stalin, Mau Se Tung, Hitler just to name a few…. who these leaders were known to murder their own citizens sometimes numbering into the millions. But hey, here in the USA we have “Hollywood Types” and congress members who admire this Chavez fellow and his views. I don’t know, maybe I’m stereotyping him but our government definitely isn’t squeeky clean either. The area I live in there’s a district that proudly displays a statue of Lenin. http://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/9056
      I think in general it’s a crazy fucked up world we live in, right? ;-)
      ….but you got to love it. :smile:

    • Evan Owen says:

      Bueno, claro que no creemos que Hugo Chávez es nuestro amigo, pero no creemos que él representa a todos los ciudadanos de su país. :smile:

      • Chávez apenas representa a la gente de SU partido… Todo el que no piense como él es señalado como “traidor a la patria”…

        Este año, sin embargo, va a ser interesante. El 26 de Septiembre hay elecciones para el parlamento…

        Stay tuned ;-)

  49. hott4urblog says:

    You have a sister? So glad I was legally drunk when i watched it! Could not tell who was you! Hilarious! Love the Sexy, Pregnant Red-neck! Opps… Was she trailer trash? Hott Damn!

  50. osiris999 says:

    Did you hear about the 21 year old male that was attacked in the parking lot of a local Irish pub in Vancouver by a cougar ?

    The local Wild Game Conservation Officer’s are now currently placing rum & cokes throughout the neighborhood , trying to catch the wild beast !!! :mrgreen:

  51. osiris999 says:

    Did you here about the 21 year old male that was attacked in the parking lot of a local Irish pub in Vancouver by a cougar ?

    The local Wild Game Conservation Officer are now currently placing rum & cokes throughout the neighborhood , trying to catch the wild beast !!! :mrgreen:

  52. Evan Owen says:

    Where I come from, this is our idea of a cougar. :twisted:

    Hmm…let’s see if I can find some more interesting lynx. :mrgreen:

  53. Evan Owen says:

    In the spirit of stereotypes and the f-word:

    A Welsh-American does a drunken Scotsman :???:

  54. Evan Owen says:

    Stereotypes:

    I suppose in the interests of this lesson we could recycle How to speak with an Irish accent! :roll:

  55. ektheeconomypuzzler says:

    the actors would be un jump re, then all that other stuff applied, this guy did some weird stuff with television. You can try it out if you like anyone! ‘joe cca this bit’ try it!

  56. ektheeconomypuzzler says:

    If that part had to be ‘joe-commercialed’ as an tv ad. You guys would be seen as me as un un jump jump or un un jump godesses. I would have to be the un jump/ un re un un semi un sex(gender) semi un jump jump god do(boy)’ it messes with your head for equality on earth but you learn things in the strangest non stereotype way.

  57. ektheeconomypuzzler says:

    I was the badguy in every commercial growing up, most people are automatically the good guy in whatever ‘routine’ or ‘jump’, someone wrote a speach and made it so commercials made me the ‘un trick semi bad guy’, or the ‘re-un jump’. Throughout my life I’ve seen commercials rule people’s minds. I could literally look at people and basically know what stereotypes they would let themselves allow fairly. Commercials rule stereotypes in a huge way, if everyone was how i had to react to commercials as the un-jump, or the ‘un’ when i had to be the bad guy, we would have an incredibly closer knit world, and stronger economical system.

  58. olive_oil says:

    Where did the phrase “chicken out” or just “chicken” come from, which is used when a person is afraid to do something?

  59. pedanticKarl says:

    Oh yeah, seriously, no joking, you missed the stereotypical German.
    Could you move over, you’re blocking my view of the soccer match
    while I’m drinking my Pilsner beer, eating bratwurst and sauerkraut,
    my fifth meal while relaxing in my Lederhosen. Oh, and don’t
    be late with that Black Forest cake and Kaffee while I listen
    to some oompapa music.

  60. Evan Owen says:

    Hey, I have an idea for a video response! (Or “Stereotype, part II.) What if we had a video showing ethnic stereotypes behaving in non-stereotypical manner? Like a Scottish philanthropist, Mexican computer technician, or Marina dressed as a nun? :razz: :lol:

  61. johnnysquarepants says:

    ME likey :smile: my favorites were Betty Page bagel girl,hot chick at airport,& american missle diagrams girl. :arrow: :lol: :!:

  62. pedanticKarl says:

    That was funny, the two lezzies trying to hitch a ride
    to Lilith Fair using their wrong thumbs. Lilith Fair
    is coming to LA on July 10. Great lineup of women artists
    including Marina and the Diamonds, McLachlan, Emmylou and more.
    http://www.lilithfair.com/

    • whatimeitis says:

      Wasn’t Lilith, a chic with a dick! I don’t get it, these lesbians must of ran out of identity to identify with. Lilith and lesbians :lol: …what a joke!

      or…….do chic’s like chic’s with dicks? ….or is this just another tupperware party for dildos.

  63. Evan Owen says:

    Let’s see if this offends any Australians!

    There was a young lass from Australia
    Who painted her arse like an azalea
    The colours were true
    As the red, white, and blue,
    But the odah — WHEW! — that was a falea! :mrgreen:

    • spelcheck says:

      Why would that offend us Australians,it wasn’t even funny.
      By the way, What was her name ? I may know her. :lol:

      The other day I got a tattoo of an Aboriginal on my arm,
      now my arm won’t work.

  64. pairadots says:

    LMAO! You forgot the Japanese tourist. “You take picture?”

  65. iluv2cutfarts says:

    To my most dearest hotforwords Hottie Girl!

    Marina! Bravo! That was one of the best so far for 2010! I do have to say that the sterotype of the French was a bit off though – the hair under the armpit wasn’t nearly bushy enough. :razz: And how did you ever convince PubertyKid to do the driving skit for you? HAHA – just kidding you kid – we all know that you don’t drive yet. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    As for other sterotypes you forgot about – it would have been nice to have seen one for stippers working their way though college, but thus I digress.

    As always – you never cease to amaze and put a smile on my face and a laugh in my heart. I loved it!

    Keep ‘em coming!

    Yours faithfully,

    iluv2cutfarts

    USA

  66. PageDoll says:

    How did a big cluster of tweets end up in the middle of the comments? :roll:

  67. James says:

    Marina, this was brilliant! I cant think of anything else to say! Really did make me laugh.

  68. James says:

    HAHAHA! SPOT THE FAIL…. Nope?

    “While I was on Twitter the other day”

    Tweet posted Dec 15 via UberTwitter LOL..

  69. Capman911 says:

    I see our spammer is back selling his wares as Fairy. Ignore him he will be put in lock down again.

  70. Evan Owen says:

    “Taffy was a Welshman, Taffy was a thief,
    “Taffy came to my house and stole a piece of beef…”

    My first-grade teacher gave me that poem and told me to copy and illustrate it.
    That was in a town founded by Welsh immigrants. :???:

  71. Evan Owen says:

    Hmmm, I posted some of my wittiest work on LAST week’s lesson, while the discussion had moved over here…

    ***Connections: Cameras, Rivers, and Ukraine: another ADHD etymology lesson from Evan Owen***

    “Tri chynnig i Gymro” — Three tries for a Welshman! :lol:

  72. the master says:

    I would like to request the word {cameltoe}

  73. Evan Owen says:

    When I was in Paris in 1991, I was impressed by how very polite and helpful the people were to my friend and me (both Americans). :shock: So no, the French are NOT “fair game.” :evil:

    • Bob says:

      Well said! It’s true that, like any other nation, the French can be insufferable, but when I lived there I found most of them to be quite charming.
      Very often, when you find someone being unpleasant to you, it’s a reflection of some aspect of yourself that you are seeing.

      • The same is true of the Quebecois. Before I went there, I had been warned that they don’t like English-speakers, and that they really hate Americans.

        Traveling around Quebec, I was pleasantly surprised to find people warm and welcoming even though my French was relatively non-existent.
        My second day in Quebec, I was honored to meet a farmer near Beloeil who wanted me to trade guitar lessons for a few days of farm living. His 3-generation family all lived in the same big farmhouse they had occupied forever.
        Although I had been invited to stay there, I worked hard for the privilege. Every day we went out beekeeping, doing building maintenance, or hoeing endless rows of strawberries from sunup to sundown. Dinner by Grandma was never short of incroyable. Then I’d give an after-dinner music lesson.

        I had a blast, learned a lot and have seldom been treated so well while traveling. Other people I met while visiting there confirmed it. To me, these were a very friendly and accommodating people.

        I think they put up with me largely because I tried hard to communicate in their language the best I was able. If I demonstrated that I was willing to meet them halfway in communicating, they almost always went out of their way to help me.

        • Bob says:

          I’ve found the same is true of any nationality; if you make an effort to meet them half way and show that you’re trying to speak their language they will always warm to you.

  74. PageDoll says:

    Would this be a stereotype of the Hollywood big-wig? :lol:
    For some reason I just don’t think its that far off. :roll:
    This little clip also goes out to @fairy ;-)

  75. leoNard says:

    :lol: great balls of fire :cool:

  76. PageDoll says:

    Another $2000 to stay the night??
    Everyboby knows you don’t pay a hooker to bang you..you pay a hooker to leave. :lol:

  77. VenomRocK says:

    If they are not true, they wouldn’t be “stereotypes” but they are not always true for all individual cases.
    When a goth dies, god laughs.
    god hates women sound familiar?
    :arrow: Country Girl :mrgreen:

    kudos to you Marina and your friends for tackling a challenging
    issue. :cool:

    ….don’t know if I learned anything from this lesson though :oops:

  78. lars2 says:

    Aye, ye forgot the perennial Scotsman !
    and the Beverly Hills rich bitch, er woman,
    and the Mafia guy,
    the accountant/CPA,
    the pot smoking hippie,
    the groupie girl,
    the politician (hey, hey, baby, get into my big black car, i just want to show you what my politics are)
    Donald Trump,
    the Wall Street Gangster/Banksters,
    the nerdy science guy geek,
    the cowboy,
    the arrogant Texan,
    and Mr. Knowitall !

    But hey, then it would take 6 weeks to make the video instead of five days of work.

    I thought it was good,
    especially the socially redeeming importance at the end,
    “Stereotypes are devices for saving a biased person the trouble of learning.”

    - –

    And here I was imagining you were having a fun May Day at the Renaissance Faire ! (speaking of stereotypes !)

    Argh, fetch me another tankard of ale ye buxom wench, and a turkey leg to boot !

  79. PageDoll says:

    Whats up with the vampire post Marina?
    Stevie’s french chick remined me of a joke…
    So this old drunk guy sits own at the bar and orders a drink. When he does, he see this woman at the other end of the bar with incredibly hairy armpits feverishly waving for the bar tender. The guy says, give me a other drink and send one down the ballerina and the end of the bar. Bartender asks, now do you know shes a ballerina? Guy says, How else could get her leg that up high?

  80. wetsuit5 says:

    A good video and a rotten video.

    Please try to leave the F*** word on the curb. It doesn’t add one bit to the performance.
    When you use it your not really showing any talent whatsoever and it encourages the lower part of words and language.
    Really took what could have been a great video down to a borish yawn.

    Really liked the expressions on Gorby.
    What’s going on Mom?
    What cha doing lady?
    Help, get me away from this gay guy, I’m a womanizer.

    Interesting Arab, especially in light of the bomb in NYC last night.

    Whatever lesson you were trying to teach was lost in the F’s.
    Might have been a fun video to collaborate and put together, but didn’t have much entertainment value.

  81. Bob says:

    Stereotypes are devices for saving a biased person the trouble of learning.

    So I didn’t learn anything from this lesson. :twisted:

  82. Greatest Potential says:

    ;-) awesome collaboration video :!: so funny :!:

  83. Greatest Potential says:

    :smile: STEREO just typed it

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