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Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pedro Angel Serrano Jul 23, 2013. 107 Replies

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…Continue

Tags: conversation, homo, no

Is Texas manlier than New Jersey?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alpha Romero Jan 12, 2012. 117 Replies

I get odd thoughts every once in a while. Yes, this is one of them.Having lived a few years, I'm fairly well traveled, both within the U.S. and overseas. As a result, I long ago realized that America…Continue

Stealing another man's girlfriend?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beowulf87 Nov 3, 2011. 47 Replies

Assuming you're genuinely attracted to a woman who's in a relationship with another man (and that you're unattached yourself), is it ethical - in your opinion - to try to get her to leave him for…Continue

Laughing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fernando NM Oct 19, 2011. 7 Replies

Last week I came across an interesting statistic while doing research for my "Dudes and Humor" article. It turns…Continue

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Pedro Angel Serrano replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"The United States is a big country and what passes for acceptable behavior among males varies. In some places two men hugging is not only acceptable but expected. In others anything more then a slap on the back or a hand shake is on the same level…"
Jul 23, 2013
Adam Birch replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"The need to constantly clarify that you are not gay when complimenting another man's appearance or showing affection toward another man just exposes your own insecurities. This statement also perpetuates the idea that straight men can't…"
Jul 22, 2013
Sir replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"The best punch line I heard of for that is a you-must-be-crazy look and "That dog'll bite you!""
Jul 19, 2013
JRobert replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"yes, but wouldn't a closer parallel be " cool rap song, no n---- (ugly race word)?   as in 'I like that rap song, but dont worry I'm not a N______'.  just like 'I like your pink shirt, but don't…"
Jul 19, 2013
Milo Morris replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"The point I was making by mentioning the Norwegian is that the listener's derivation is dependent on his/her perspective, not necessarily on the speaker's intent. In the example, the woman understood me clearly, the Norwegian did not."
Jul 1, 2013
Ian Wilson replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"and that is exactly my point. you can derive intent because the speaker specifically chose "no homo" instead of "and i'm straight""
Jul 1, 2013
Milo Morris replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"You're still making a presumption of the speaker's intent. Example: I once told a drunk, obnoxious woman to kiss my shiny, black ass. A Norwegian guy got into it because he thought I was sexually harassing her. He simply didn't…"
Jul 1, 2013
Ian Wilson replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"but Milo, unless "no homo" is the punchline to a joke then saying the phrase itself is a sign of insecurity. at least that is the general point many are making. why isn't there "no lesbo" in today's lexicon? because…"
Jun 30, 2013
Milo Morris replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"Here's how I look at it... 1. It is an awkward, juvenile-sounding thing to say. Its just plain inarticulate. 2. There are many words/phrases that some will find offensive, while others will not, and with a phrase as relatively recent as…"
Jun 29, 2013
Dann Anthony replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"I wonder if gay men find all of this self congratulation heartwarming or patronizing?"
Jun 29, 2013
Pedro Angel Serrano replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"No Homo."
Jun 29, 2013
Pedro Angel Serrano replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"No homo."
Jun 29, 2013
Pedro Angel Serrano replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"No Homo."
Jun 29, 2013
Haydn Deal replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"Haha, I think your worries are completely in the right place. I interned working with kids as an in class support, and always found it funny when a student would swear quietly, and then notice that I heard them... They would be mortified. But again…"
Jun 29, 2013
Brown Fox replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"I never heard the phrase before this month. I told one of my students he passed the fourth quarter in students that he passed the fourth quarter in Chemistry. He said," Oh, I love you. No homo!" Last year I think I heard YOLO once every…"
Jun 29, 2013
Haydn Deal replied to Dave Peyton's discussion Using the phrase 'no homo' in conversation
"I believe this is spot on sir. Gay and manly are not mutually exclusive terms, and to say no homo is to imply (maybe not consciously) that it would be "bad" if you were. "
Jun 29, 2013

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An Informal Redirect

Posted on September 17, 2011 at 3:14pm 0 Comments

Hi, Gents!

 

Unfortunately, I have quite a few demands on my time, so one of the ways in which I at least try to be efficient is to limit myself to just one blog. As a result, I don't expect to be posting anything else here. However, I do have another blog that I plan to keep active, so you can generally peek into what's on my mind by going there:…

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At 2:55pm on September 16, 2011, Ian Wilson said…

love the quote.

 

i love what you have listed under "interests"... i feel the exact same way.

 

 
 
 

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