Jonathan McIntosh is Still an Asshole

Adapted from this Twitlong, June 28, 2015:

http://www.twitlonger.com/show/n_1sms2cn

It all started with this:

Etymology can be a funny thing sometimes…

The etymology of “bozo” is largely unknown, but likely has its origins in the word “bozal” which is not just a Spanish creole that originated in the slave trade, but was used as a derogatory term for its speakers (and for African slaves). Just to drive the point home, “bozal” is the Spanish word for “muzzle”; which were very commonly used as torture devices on African slaves by their European-descended captors and owners.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/bozo

Verdict: RACIST AS FUCK.

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The word “yoyo” is derived from the Ilokano language of the Phillipines, and was exported to the West when Pedro Flores produced and marketed the traditional toy to the United States…from which its use as a derogatory term stemmed.

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=yo-yo

Verdict: CULTURAL APPROPRIATION.

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The word “rapscallion” is a derivation and merger of two words: the archaic French “rascaille” and the Middle English word “rampallion”. Rascaille was a derogatory term used to refer to the poor, and rampallion was a derogatory term used to refer to “ill-behaved” women.

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=rapscallion

VERDICT: SEXIST AND CLASSIST.

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The word “hooligan”…wow. Just wow, where do I even begin. I’ll just let it speak for itself:

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=hooligan

VERDICT: RACIST AS CLASSIST AS FUCK.

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The word “scuzzball” is actually pretty straightforward. It’s appearance-shaming. Of course, it bears importance to look at its etymology, too, especially since its root word, “scuzzy”, had its first recorded use in the film Midnight Cowboy in reference to the character “Ratso” Rizzo, played by Dustin Hoffman.

I’d look that movie up and find out what it’s about, and what role that character plays in the film. I don’t want to ruin the hilarity.

http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=scuzzy

VERDICT: CLASSIST AND ABLEIST AS FUCK, POSSIBLY ALSO HOMOPHOBIC.

FINAL VERDICT; You guessed it, McIntosh is still an asshole.

This post brought to you by the five fucking minutes on Google it took me to source this shit.

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