Darlin

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Adora, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Adora

    Adora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somebody got right offended at me today for using the word darlin [​IMG]
    Now if you know me, you know I'm one of those people that call everyone darlin (or shug, and usually call kids sweetie). Especially if I don't know the person's name. Say I'm at a flea market, I'm liable to say something on the lines of: Hey darlin, how much is this? How much is this right here darlin?
    How many of you use darlin, shug, or sweetie, and how many of you get offended by it?
     
  2. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use them.
     
  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    I use them and people that get offended are just downright rude!! That's what's wrong with this world today!! Don't change who you are for the sour pusses in this world!! [​IMG]
     
  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I use terms like that a lot.
    If people are offended by it, I have other things I could call them-think they'd like darlin' better. [​IMG]
     
  5. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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  6. melodie_a

    melodie_a Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NC here too and I hardly even notice when people use those terms. It just seems like the norm to me, I have been darlin, shug, sweetie, hon, baby, lady,sweetie pie, pretty little lady.. etc... for my whole life.

    lol It never bothers me, trust me I have been called worse... I'll take darlin' any day.[​IMG]
     
  7. Dunkopf

    Dunkopf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a lot more common down south. I heard it a lot in Tx.
     
  8. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    I get offended when someone younger than me uses it on me. . . .

    I don't think the 18 year old at the feed store has the permission / right to call me "darlin".

    Someone older than me or same age as me can use it without a problem . . .

    It just seems to lack respect when it is said by someone way younger than me .

    JUST MY two cents - - - so don't go getting all upset about it. [​IMG]
     
  9. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

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    Adora - - Just read your signature line. Dh and I are now wondering about that . . . .

    Do they make a double dd for batteries. . .

    Very interesting question . . . . .
     
  10. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Dont worry about them bitter wackos...
    Anyone that gets offended when you're being kind to them is a jerk..plain and simple.
    They are not worth your time of day,... just move on, Darlin! [​IMG]
     

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