March 25, 2005 Urban Word of the Day
Tact exercised in an electronic environments, for example, when composing email, instant messenging, or weblogging (or commenting therein).
Jim thought he was being funny and clever, but his comments about my blog lacked e-tact.
Any word, person, place or thing that exhibits the quality of being retarded in a digital environment. Note that this includes anything prepending letters to words that don't belong there, e.g. e-tact.
Bob thought that all of these new-fangled and completely unnecessary words were just a little bit e-retarded.
An e-mail written in a tone that is confrontational. It is often petty and lacking in tact. A nasty gram can be venomous, incendiary, and/or hateful as well.
Jeff didn't have the balls to talk to me so instead he sent me a nasty gram.
A word in the urban dictionary whose tags and definitions out-number the definitions listed for its antonymic counterparts (e.g., honkey, cracker, devil, blue-eyed demon, rapist of cultures, etc.,) because the group of people they are making an attempt to distinguish are not so full of hate as to sacrifice time, energy, thought, and attention to defining, or developing, a concept that ironically defines who and what THEY are.
"The American people have always been anxious to know what they shall do with us... I have had but one answer from the beginning. Do nothing with us! Your doing with us has already played the mischief with us. Do nothing with us! If the apples will not remain on the tree of their own strength, if they are worm-eaten at the core, if they are early ripe and disposed to fall, let them fall! ... And if the negro cannot stand on his own legs, let him fall also. All I ask is, give him a chance to stand on his own legs! Let him alone! ... your interference is doing him positive injury." ~Frederick Douglass
Kramer’s use of the word “nigger”, during his show, infallibly described his level of poise, tact, composure, professionalism, and integrity with his response to the hecklers in the audience.
Red Neck in Pick-up truck: Go back to Africa niggers!
Passerby1: Who are they talking to? The blacks in the Mercedes, or amongst themselves?
Passerby2: I don't know. I can't tell which is which.
a contraction of fuck buddy, handy for use in more genteel company, like your blind-but-not-deaf Aunt Rasmatilda
You: Wish I'd known you were planning to stop by, Auntie, but I'm just on my way out to help my friend Mr. Fubdy move his bed.
Auntie: Well, you be careful, dear; you might pull something. Remember: lift with your legs...or just push.
You: Lift legs and push--got it!
Uncle Quincy: You know, I think I knew a Fubdy back in my day...may even have a picture--or two--squirreled away somewhere. I could bring 'em by...sometime...
You: Anytime, Unc, N. E. time...
A) The name for someone who is of a difficult nature.
B) An example of how a situation could always be worse.
C) The winning move in an arguement
D) To define a severe feeling of dread
E) A concept of time and travel.
F) Someone who uses your work and takes credit for it and won't help you in return.
G) Someone with little or no tact, lacking in subtlety, likes to point out the obvious.
A) Bob: I took these jeans back to the shop, the woman wouldn't give me a refund.
Jeff: what a complete duru.
B) Bob: I've just been dumped, my cars broken down, I'm going to lose my home now that I've lost my job and my cat has aids.
Jeff: It could be worse, you could be duru.
Bob: thanks man.
C) Bob: You are quite clearly wrong, you have no right to say such things about me.
Jeff: I play the duru card.
D) Bob: what's wrong Jeff?
Jeff: I've got an interview, complete Duru situation.
E) Bob: She's late again.
Jeff: Nah, she's just running on Duru time.
F) Bob: Can I be a Duru and copy your work, I'm going to get pwn3d.
G) Bob: Jeff, I don't like how you are doing that, do it the way we always do it or else.
Jeff: God, you're such a Duru today.
What 99.9% of relationships i.e. communications in this country are lacking due to the obsession with being top of the game.
looking for love in all the wrong places
most sales tact to gain a profit margin is a positive sounding idea, but could lead the consumer to a negative out come for their budget if they truly cannot afford the overhead of the product they are being sold. Which in the end does nothing for either the consumer or marketer and causes a negative relationship in the end.
Another words, You reap what you sew and you will see in heaven what you wish for on earth.
J: what are you doing to my head you crazy preachin' woman?
Peachy: Trying to save your darn relationship with your wife and children. remember why you loved and created the family you did. Your relationship needs some positive re-inforcement before it all slips away and the children are hurt. Seen it one too many times even in my own life.
P1: Why won't you just buy what I'm selling you. you know you NEED this.
Smartartded P2: No, really I don't. Can't afford it. It will cause damage to some ones feelings and is really not my idea of faith before fury. Do you know me at all or do you go by the idea in your own head to help you sleep at night?
Market: Buy, buy, buy, sell, sell, sell,....!!! Get money, play honey, and earn my nuggets!
Smart consumer: Your in desperate need of some Positive re-inforcement in your tact partner;) Looks aren't every thing, connection and personal relationships that are not just profitable marginal are!