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Retarded. Don’t Be.

‎”Retarded” should be redefined as “blatant, willful ignorance”. Words do and SHOULD have meaning. Use yours wisely.

From dictionary.com:

re·tard

[ri-tahrd, for 1–3, 5; ree-tahrd for 4]

verb (used with object)

1. to make slow; delay the development or progress of (anaction, process, etc.); hinder or impede.
verb (used without object)

2. to be delayed.
noun

3. a slowing down, diminution, or hindrance, as in a machine.
4. Slang: Disparaging .

     a. a mentally retarded  person.
     b. a person who is stupid, obtuse, or ineffective in someway: a hopeless social retard.
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