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Old 03-25-2014, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by vanquish View Post
While I'm sorry anyone was offended by the term breeder, it is in part because you are attaching your own connotations to the word that werent my intent.
Well, it's not really my own connotation, but a fairly well-defined (derogatory) usage in the Childfree community:

http://kids-no-thanks-en.tumblr.com/...hildfree-terms

http://ramonacreel.com/rants-for-all...ld-free-terms/

I remember poking my head into Childfree USENET groups and the like, before I had kids - it was a good way of knowing what types of behavior bother the piss out of other people.
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