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The language used by a few ten year olds had me stunned....

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posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 11:50 AM
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The park was only i guess, 50 meter or more squared a short cut on my way home i walk regularly, in the time it took me to cross one corner to the other (30 seconds, a minute perhaps), two arguing kids had covered in their insults:

Racial slurs, negative disability insults, all the worst of bad swearing - forget xbox game rage's, these were two kids in a group of about 5 really going for it. I could hear them before i even got to the park and clearly well after leaving it - just going on and on like verbal insult machineguns!!!!


For a moment i thought, i have to say somthing but then thought id be turned on and become a common enemy of all of them - just making an ugly scene all round worse.

Shocked, just shocked, stunned and totally amazed at their insult vocabulary - one kids comment little burst including hopeing the other kids parents get shot by terrorists and go to hell.

I was far from a perfect little boy at the same age, but what i heard today was some next level insults of the highest order, where on earth do they pick up this stuff? No tarrentino movies or facebook surely....

Im not religious, but if there is a God i think its about time to get off the sofa and hand out some lessons because i dont wanna be in the same pub with that lot when they are 20+


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posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 11:57 AM
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a reply to: Biigs

Children will always mimic what their parents' do or say
everything starts at home.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 11:58 AM
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a reply to: Biigs

The problem is you can't say anything to kids without being accused of something.

I went in to work one day to find a bunch of kids playing in the dumpster. I proceeded to warn them that it's dangerous and they should get out of there, but that's all I could do!

Well I also informed my employer who also went out to tell them to leave, but imagine the firestorm if I had picked up one of those kids and took them out of there for their own safety.

Then on the other hand, if a kid dies in there or gets badly wounded, well guess who's still going to get the blame ?



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 11:59 AM
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a reply to: Biigs

Soon, all the world will be part of the Jersey shore.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:01 PM
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a reply to: greencmp

God have mercy on us all..



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:01 PM
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originally posted by: greencmp
Soon, all the world will be part of the Jersey shore.


Not everyone in New Jersey speaks like that you ****** ************* *******.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:02 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

Oh bless.

Hehe! I learned all the worst language I have ever learned, while at primary school. I hated it. I have had a very poor opinion of group identity since then, because I hated being associated with my classmates by my uniform. There I was thinking about the mechanism by which a metal ship can float, surrounded by oiks who actually cared about the Arsenal vs Manchester United game at the weekend, whilst cursing till the sky turned away in shame.

Dross. Thats what those folk were, and still are most of them. There's no helping it after a certain point. When you point out to your peers that their irrelevant attempts at petty tribalism will avail them of little benefit in the future, you only get your face kicked in, so it is best to remain silent, and communicate with the gormless cretins only when strictly necessary, and in a format they understand. That is, when they are in your face, and with a firm left to the throat and a knee in the groin.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:04 PM
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I had the same experience about 10 years ago on a bus. Just three young kids, probably about 11, swearing their heads off for no reason, in just a totally calm conversation. Everyone on the bus was clearly annoyed, so I turned around and told them the shut up because they sounded like they were a bunch of idiots who couldn't postulate a sentence without the totally unneeded inclusion of a random swear. The other bus people actually applauded, then the kids got off on the next stop, never saying a word.
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posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:04 PM
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a reply to: Biigs

Media and video games.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:04 PM
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a reply to: mamabeth

Right you are (for the most part).

Reminds me of something in my own life.

About a year and a half ago our son (now a bit older than 4 years old) had a friend that was a just a tad bit older. We had met the parents a few times (mostly at nursery school functions or at birthday parties). They seemed a little rough around the edges but all in all seemed like "ok" people.

Then one boring day I was looking around on Facebook and was stunned when I saw a short video the father had posted. The video showed their son (aged 4 at the time) walk up to his aunt as she was sitting on a sofa and give her "the finger" right to her face. The response from the adults in the room was nothing but laughter and a high-five for the little one.

After that, we dodged play-dates with their son. I actually felt/feel bad for the kid. He must be a monster by now.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:07 PM
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a reply to: Restricted

Restricted, with the greatest respect, that is claptrap.

I am an avid gamer, and a buff of all manner of visual entertainments, as well as being a metal head. Gaming and watching the television have not managed to turn me into a linguistically challenged halfwit whose entire vocabulary consists of the words one may not say during a breakfast time radio broadcast. The lackwits had no excuse when I was a child, and they have none now.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:09 PM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

Well said Truebrit.

Just gulp and hope their teachers, parents are carers can handle such ugliness and can keep control without any violence or other frustration/disappointment driven actions. I dont think i could handle those little animals for more than a day before saying bye and going to live in a cave sobbing at the state of the young.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:13 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: greencmp
Soon, all the world will be part of the Jersey shore.


Not everyone in New Jersey speaks like that you ****** ************* *******.


You're gahbage, muffcabbage!!!!




posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:14 PM
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a reply to: greencmp

That was a great episode.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:15 PM
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they were 10
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10!!!

and out away from the parents.

During my time as 10, a thousand years ago, we would use as many curse words as possible when out away from parents..which was really only about 8 words total (no internet to learn how to "enhance" the language).

I wouldn't blame the parents here..a kid goes to school and within a week he will know more curse words than exposed to his/her entire life before then..
But, I will blame the parents here for not exposing them early actually and explain to them why its gross to use the words just for fun..(makes them look stupid more than strong when used too much is a good one)..

My parents never talked to me about cursing, rarely did it, and would swat me if I did accidentally let one slip..so like anything denied..once you are out of the eye/earsight of the controllers, you express and experiment

Alternatively, we could just build a wall around New Jersey and that should fix the cursing problem



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posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:16 PM
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a reply to: TrueBrit

I don't think games or movies are the direct cause of what the OP was talking about. While they definitely can introduce some colorful language, even half-way decent parents can step in and make sure the little ones fully understand that movies are movies and life is life.

Taking another page from my personal book.... About a year ago I started noticing that even in kid-friendly Disney-Pixar type movies there is some language that I consider a little rough for the youngest movie-goers. Nothing overly profane, but words/phrases like, "You stupid idiot!"... "You moron!"... things like that.

That being said, even our 4 year old (because we have driven it home) understands that just because someone in a movie says something, does not mean it is a nice thing to say. For now, he understands that rather than say something is "stupid" it's better to say something is "silly." Is it possible that he will be confused a little as he grows and matures? Maybe. Then again, I'm 35 years his senior and in this PC world we live in I still find myself confused as to what I can and can't say. (I'm still trying to find out definitively if "oriental" is a bad word, for example).



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:18 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: greencmp

That was a great episode.



It's a Jersey thing.




posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:20 PM
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originally posted by: SaturnFX
they were 10
Alternatively, we could just build a wall around New Jersey and that should fix the cursing problem
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**** ***!



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:22 PM
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originally posted by: threeeyesopen
a reply to: Biigs

The problem is you can't say anything to kids without being accused of something.

I went in to work one day to find a bunch of kids playing in the dumpster. I proceeded to warn them that it's dangerous and they should get out of there, but that's all I could do!

Well I also informed my employer who also went out to tell them to leave, but imagine the firestorm if I had picked up one of those kids and took them out of there for their own safety.

Then on the other hand, if a kid dies in there or gets badly wounded, well guess who's still going to get the blame ?

We have a flat roof where I work. It is about 18 feet above ground level. One night there were kids up on the roof skateboarding and they were launching off the edge of the roof to land in the dumpsters at the edge of our one parking lot. They had smashed and buckled the plastic lids on the dumpsters from landing on them.
I guess I could blame MTV's 'Jackass' show, but the kid's parents are ultimately to blame.



posted on Feb, 1 2016 @ 12:23 PM
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Just kids testing their boundaries and trying out what it's like to have the same permissions as adults.

This has always happened and always will, and there'll always be someone from the previous generation to get themselves worked up about it.



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