Has any of you ever used "no homo" after a sentence, or thought about using it?

For the record, "no homo" does not indicate any kind of homophobia. It simply means, "I realize that what I just said might have a gay subtext, but don't worry; I wasn't implying anything of a homosexual nature."

Examples:

  • Dude, you look good in those khakis. No homo.
  • I'm glad I saw that musical last night. No homo.
  • Pass the hot dogs. No homo.

By the way, I'm not suggesting that non-gay men necessarily should or should not use this phrase; I just want to get a read on who does. Your thoughts?

Tags: conversation, homo, no

Views: 4197

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

i have never heard nor read this phrase before.

and i think it is utterly unnecessary.

I think it's stupid...

Never heard it before.  I expect it's readily punctured with a snigger and "Yeah, whatever you say."

Never heard of it.  Sounds stupid.  If people think you're gay because of random crap like that, "no homo" ain't going to change their mind.


JB

I think the phrase is unnecessary. I would hope your friends know you.

It's a joke guys my age say, usually after saying something very homoerotic. It sounds dumb if you are srsbsns about it.  

Regardless of its intention, it is a term derived from derogatory slang for gay people. Additionally, it is also implying that we cannot say things of an apparently effeminate nature without being associated with homosexuality while simultaneously implying we do not want to be considered a homosexual while saying these apparently socially unacceptable male phrases. Completely ridiculous phrase.

2nd. Well said.

Perhaps generational; never heard it used except here.
At my age I don't give a crap about what another guy would think about my sexual orientation.

Agreed. Unless someone is asking me out on a date, I really don't give damn what they think.  If I make an off the cuff comment and somebody misconstrues they can either man up and ask me to clarify or pound sand.

Now that was a funny post !

This link is hilarious!!

RSS

Latest Activity

Naveen replied to Naveen's discussion Information needed for proper Sandbaglifting technique
"Okay Shane I suppose I can start with light weights and go for endurance in the first weeks for gettin accustomed and building basic condition. I will just take my chance of dysbalance and injury. There is not much i can do wrong with that approach."
34 minutes ago
Vendetta5885 replied to Vedant Dev Sharma's discussion The best Program? in the group Exercise
"Hey Vedant, You have gotten some fantastic advice so far. Almost to the point that I feel like I don't have too much to add (almost!). WEIGHT LOSS GOAL If you are really serious about losing weight, I recommend putting together a…"
51 minutes ago
Shane commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
"Eh. I'm a big fan of go big. It's impossible to even starve yourself too fast. Atkins induction will burn fat. But it isn't without it's problems."
55 minutes ago
Shane replied to Naveen's discussion Information needed for proper Sandbaglifting technique
"Not really. Sandbags fall into the odd shaped object category. Like kegs, logs, atlas stones, lawn mowers. Your dead lifting skills aren't going to be a lot of help. Continental lift and overhead press with a sandbag is nothing like a clean and…"
1 hour ago
Rich T joined Russell Booth's group
Thumbnail

Republican Men

Republican Men is a group that is dedicated to the issues and philopsophies dictated by the Republican party as it pertains to men
1 hour ago
Rich T joined Ian Wilson's group
Thumbnail

Out to Build Bridges

This is a GSRM (Gender Sexual Romantic Minorities or LGBTQ+) group.  But And straight men and cis-men are encouraged to join as well.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate…See More
1 hour ago
QuackXP replied to Rob Gronkowski's discussion Has anyone struggled with depression beforeIt
"Talk to a therapist. I can pretty much check everything on your list off for myself. I started therapy but unforuntially had to stop after two sessions because of a change in insurance. I'm currently looking for someone new. There are lots of…"
1 hour ago
Travis Spuhler replied to Belmin Bratic's discussion Any tips for a young lifter? in the group Exercise
"As for your comment about bulking and having a "coat of fat" I seriously wouldn't worry about that, unless you are specifically cutting for a bodybuilding show :D How are you trying to improve? Simply get stronger? Get a better…"
1 hour ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service