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 Post subject: Peta outdoes itself
PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 9:31 am 
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I hear tell Peta thinks the baseball term "bullpen" is disrespectful to cattle.
They suggest "Arm barn" would work better.

No, I'm not kidding. #-o


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 Post subject: Re: Peta outdoes itself
PostPosted: Sun Oct 31, 2021 1:03 pm 
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Iowanic wrote:
I hear tell Peta thinks the baseball term "bullpen" is disrespectful to cattle.
They suggest "Arm barn" would work better.

No, I'm not kidding. #-o


Yep, I heard that too ..... poor pitchers being compared to bulls

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 Post subject: Re: Peta outdoes itself
PostPosted: Mon Nov 08, 2021 7:03 pm 
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I don't think there is a bull on this planet who things BullPen is offensive.

And it isn't necessarily a bovine animal.


bull
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Related to bull: Bull fight
Bull (bo͝ol)
n.
See Taurus.
bull 1 (bo͝ol)
n.
1.
a. An adult male bovine mammal.
b. The uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle.
c. The adult male of certain other large animals, such as alligators, elephants, moose, or whales.
2. An exceptionally large, strong, and aggressive person.
3.
a. An optimist, especially regarding business conditions.
b. A person who buys commodities or securities in anticipation of a rise in prices or who tries by speculative purchases to effect such a rise.
4. Slang A police officer or detective.
5. Slang
a. Foolish, deceitful, or boastful language.
b. Insolent talk or behavior.


I'm not in agreement with most extremists.


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