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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Monogamish Is a Word I Made Up

Posted by on Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 8:14 AM

And I made up monogamishamy too—so there's no need to put a "sic" after it. Since I made that word up, I get to decide its correct spelling. And the L'Académie Dançaise has ruled that I spelled both correctly. Otherwise... whatever, haters.


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rob! 1
Oo, punning in French! Who needs sex when you've got that on the menu!
Posted by rob! on February 5, 2014 at 8:27 AM · Report this
Yes, people use "[sic]" a lot to draw attention to incorrect spelling, but all it actually means is that it's an exact transcription of what the person wrote, so that people don't wonder whether the person transcribing the quote messed something up. There's nothing wrong or improper about using it after an unfamiliar word with a weird spelling that people might think is erroneous.
Posted by hwj on February 5, 2014 at 8:29 AM · Report this
Finally watched the ad, don't see the sex positive MMF threeway here. Seems like more of a cuckold joke.
Posted by LukeJoe on February 5, 2014 at 8:34 AM · Report this
James6 4
#2 a man, or woman, after my own heart.
Posted by James6 on February 5, 2014 at 9:26 AM · Report this
The use of "sic" may be technically justifiable, but it's hard to find an excuse for the scare quotes used when discussing gay marriage, or Dan's husband. Fuck these people.
Posted by pemulis on February 5, 2014 at 9:51 AM · Report this
These so called "defense of marriage" groups have no business being quoted in an article. And how does some weird fear of other people engaging in group sex or even regrettable sex fueled by alcohol have anything to do with gay marriage? Seriously, you have to go through some weird leaps of thought to patch all that into an article basically designed to slam marriage equality while hiding behind a fucking Butterfinger commercial.
Posted by Really Now... on February 5, 2014 at 10:11 AM · Report this
The haters can say fidelity is at the heart of "real" marriage all they want to, but the fact is that the main difference in fidelity attitudes between straight and gay people is that gay people own up to their sense of adventure and straight people lie about it a lot. If we gay guys had kept our mouths shut about the fact that we're monogamish, or even completely uninterested in monogamy, the lying straights (whose divorce rate remains unchanged by the encroachments of "gay marriage" -- funny how that works) would eventually have had to admit that fidelity is a concept they bow down to but don't consistently put into practice.
Posted by Calpete on February 5, 2014 at 10:27 AM · Report this
The use of "[sic]" in the article is inappropriate. While the writer/editor may wish distance himself from a word that he doesn't accept, or doesn't want to acknowledge as legitimate, he obviously knows the word and how to spell it. The appropriate thing to do would be to use a foot note if this were just print, or to hyperlink it to an explanation.

I agree about the scare quotes around the word husband. Since Dan and Terry are legally married, using the quotes is erroneous and therefore actually deserves a "[sic]."
Posted by vab251 on February 5, 2014 at 10:35 AM · Report this
This sentence is like a rabid anti-gay gymnastics routine:

"Savage, who adopted and raised a boy with his male homosexual lover-turned-'husband' Terry"

it's got everything, allusions to pedophilia, scare quotes, redundant mentions of gender. It's perfect!
Posted by Frank Rizzo on February 5, 2014 at 10:44 AM · Report this
rob! 10
@9, the full sentence smarmily telegraphs what is undoubtedly one of Porno Pete's favorite fantasies.
Posted by rob! on February 5, 2014 at 11:10 AM · Report this
I like the scare quotes around threeway.
Posted by Hanoumatoi on February 5, 2014 at 11:22 AM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 12
Did you ever wonder why, with all the starving children they have forced into this world, all the unwanted babies that need homes, they have time for this obsession with Dan? Christians have a lot of time to waste considering the mess they make.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on February 5, 2014 at 12:23 PM · Report this
I entirely agree with Mr Savage about his getting to pronounce on spelling.
Posted by vennominon on February 5, 2014 at 12:26 PM · Report this
saxfanatic 14
Well Dan, the article does make some valid points. For example, you are pretty fucking "foul-mouthed."
Posted by saxfanatic on February 5, 2014 at 1:10 PM · Report this
Dan, mon Dieu! Je l'aime quand tu parles en francais.

Sorry, no cedile on my keyboard. Does that necessitate a [sic] ?
Posted by kwodell on February 5, 2014 at 3:16 PM · Report this
Why, oh why, did you make me up that "human being's" page views?
Posted by chi_type on February 5, 2014 at 3:26 PM · Report this
What is a "distinctly Freudian accent" supposed to sound like?
Posted by fubar on February 5, 2014 at 3:41 PM · Report this
gfish 18
"[...] fidelity that is at the heart of this wholesome institution." Woah woah woah. I thought bearing and raising children was the heart of traditional marriage? It's almost like they keep changing the goalposts.
Posted by gfish on February 5, 2014 at 5:05 PM · Report this
despicable me 19
The commenters on that site sound like it's been quite awhile since any of them enjoyed so much as a 1 way.

And Porno Pete, dear god that man is a loon. He's worried about what DJ will read when he gets older? Does Pete not think his own kids will read what he himself has written dozens of times? Read Pete's irrational fanaticism about Dan, and Terry, and what Dan does with/to Terry, and where Dan does what he does with/to Terry, and where Dan puts his penis?

Good lord, get help Pete. You've no business worrying about anyone else's kids when you can't think long enough about anything other than Dan to care about the impact on your own children.
Posted by despicable me on February 5, 2014 at 9:15 PM · Report this
Kiwibird83 20
This is easily my favorite line in the piece.

"Savage, who adopted and raised a boy with his male homosexual lover-turned-'husband' Terry. "

Every typed word in that sentence oozes fucking hate, bile, vitriol, bitterness, and contempt. The idea that not only does Dan support and participate in non-traditional relationship models, but is also a devout father AND has a legally recognized husband fucking eats them alive.

I can't help but find myself grinning like an idiot knowing just how bent they are that another person is happy doing the exact opposite of what they proclaim is the only way to obtain it.

Keep on trucking Dan, you're doing great things for society.

Posted by Kiwibird83 on February 5, 2014 at 9:28 PM · Report this
very bad homo 21
They all just wish they had a male homosexual lover that looks like Terry.
Posted by very bad homo on February 5, 2014 at 9:55 PM · Report this
sissoucat 22
@kwodell 15

A translation from US English to France French will have to take into account that we don't use "God !" as much as you do, except for catastrophes - out of disinterest for the guy, probably. We're far more likely to use vulgarity as an itensifier (like "putain !", "merde !", "bordel !"). So, I propose :

Dan, bordel ! J'aime ça quand tu parles en français !

And ç is coded ç
Posted by sissoucat on February 6, 2014 at 4:45 AM · Report this
OMG their reporting of the group sex study. "YOUR LITTLE GIRLS ARE HAVING GROUP SEX AT 15! PORN IS TO BLAME!" THE AVERAGE AGE A YOUNG WOMAN LOSES HER VIRGINITY IS *17.4* (Kinsey Institute). The girls studied all sought treatment for sexual health issues, and therefore were all non-virgins (i.e., outliers when discussing women aged 14-20). The study claimed economic conditions had nothing to do with their sexual activity, but I call bullshit. If this particular set of respondents (sexually active, poor teenagers) is having GROUP sex at 15.6 while women at large are not having ANY sex until 17.4, OBVIOUSLY something is driving their behavior.

Fucking liars. All the haters are nothing but big fucking liars.
Posted by Ms. D on February 6, 2014 at 1:49 PM · Report this

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