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Say Man

By Keith Kloor
Feb 15, 2011 9:35 PMNov 19, 2019 9:44 PM


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Anybody who remembers their wise-ass high school days will recall playing the dozens--a verbal contest of put-downs between two people (usually guys) that degenerates into an x-rated volley of insults about family members. It's not for the meek. I've noticed that the raunchy tradition is alive and well on some climate blogs and presumably carried on by adults. When done well, the dozens is equally hilarious and vulgar. So without further ado, I direct you to the combative and highly entertaining thread spawned by Coby's did climate change bring down Mubarekpost. Read it to the accompaniment of this Bo Diddly song, which is a PG-rated example of the dozens.

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