Well you said that use of the word 'gay' to mean laughable "derives from a derogatory stereotypical association of those traits with homosexual people". Lanovami for example disagrees with that - he said that "people call something "gay" meaning uncool/laughable with no awareness or recognition of the original negative connotation".
You then went on to say that "They are in essence using the term "gay" in exactly it's definition of a homosexual male. "That's so gay" pretty much = "that's so homosexual". Lanovami disagrees with you on that as well - he says that gay friends of his in essence use the term 'gay' to mean not "that's so homosexual" as you maintain but "that's so uncool" as I was suggesting. The fact that you two are so far apart on what people mean when using the term 'gay' really only reinforces my point that the more imprecise a word the more scope there is for misunderstanding.
Your anal compulsive disorder is showing. If you really want so much control over the dialog — even when it's btwn two other people — I suggest you make finger puppets and lock yourself in the loo, you. Ew...
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