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Old 04-06-2013, 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Marcus View Post
There is a tendency currently to shy away from using the word "normal". I presume this has something to do with stigma associated with the word which doesn't belong there. "Normal" seems to have been lumped together with "desirable" or "acceptable", which is not remotely what the word means.
Fair enough. Yeah... typical, usual, expected... i.e. boring.

I've just always disliked "normal" and not because I associate it with "desirable" or "acceptable." I don't. I find "normal people" to be especially undesirable, personally. Give me abnormal any day.

Ahh, perhaps that's it. Abnormal... Deviant...

[nerd]Actually, in my world, normal usually means perpendicular.[/nerd]
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