Politically incorrect: For decades, # was called a pound sign. If you were to say "dial #123" aloud, you'd say "dial pound one two three." Being aware of this, I find it ironic that sexual assault activists are calling their movement #metoo.

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Don't get me wrong, I don't condone sexual assault. I just think it's funny they chose that name.

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That is funny..

I think someone chose that, knowing what it meant but decided not to say anything....when no one else caught it..

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That is funny..

I think someone chose that, knowing what it meant but decided not to say anything....when no one else caught it..

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DandyDon DandyDon

My question is....."what are they pounding?" My schoolboy imagination begins to run rampant....

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Freeranger Freeranger

HA HA HA! 😂

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Bozette Bozette

A good point

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R2B4 R2B4

Sorry to trigger you, but language changes sometimes

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DWF DWF

Yeah, that's hilarious. About as amusing as #puppy training, or any number of hashtags would be, if anyone actually did think "pound" when they saw the symbol. Personally, I use it before a number of some kind..

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