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GIMP open source image editor forked to fix 'problematic' name

Manolo
WTF?

Soon...

English will become a very easy language to learn, once all the words that might offend someone, somewehere, at some time in some situation have been removed from it.

Pig: insulting to Muslims and policemen.

Copper: insulting to policemen.

Dog: insulting to Muslims.

Bird: insulting to women.

Crack: dirty word.

Dick: you shall henceforth be known as Richard.

Belgium: the most unspeakably rude word there is.

I have to agree with the FAQ: "we feel that in the long run, sterilization of language will do more harm than good."

The Dutch author Harry Mulish once wrote: "some people read like hoovers, they manage to get dirt out of everything".

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