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PETA Asks People To Stop Using “Anti-Animal” Phrases And People Can’t Help But Laugh
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PETA Asks People To Stop Using “Anti-Animal” Phrases And People Can’t Help But Laugh

We don’t like to beat a dead horse here at Bored Panda, but PETA has opened a can of worms and gotten on people’s goat again, by being pig-headed. Taking aim at popular animal-based idiom examples like these, the animal rights organization hopes that ‘anti-animal language’ or ‘Speciesism’ will one day be put in the same bracket as things like racism or homophobia and animal abuse, vanishing from everyday use.

Handily, somebody from PETA even went as far as suggesting alternatives to the popular phrases that they feel “trivialize animal cruelty” so instead of ‘bringing home the bacon,’ they suggest a funny saying ‘bringing home the bagels’ instead.

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While they undoubtedly mean well, people have reacted with a mixture of astonishment and anger, as those who have really suffered because of their race or sexuality bridle at the funny phrases comparison. How does racial abuse equate to the throwaway use of archaic sayings? It really doesn’t, and people were quick to point out all the problems with the initiative. The resulting savage roasts have made PETA look rather silly and has left them as, once again, the elephant in the room. It’s a dog eat dog world out there folks!

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brent DuGreffe
Community Member
3 years ago

maybe stop killing healthy pets at your shelters?

Teleri Nyfain
Community Member
3 years ago

So much this. PETA needs to clean it's own house before trying to make others toe the line :(

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Virgil Blue
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3 years ago

Oh Peta, you people are foaming at the brain.

Dr. Cheri Hayes
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3 years ago

What brain?

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Elena Adams
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3 years ago (edited)

Right, because when I say "kill to birds with one stone" I am literally fantasizing about throwing rocks to little birdies.

Elena Adams
Community Member
3 years ago

I meant to say two*, I missed a letter. Take a chill pill.

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brent DuGreffe
Community Member
3 years ago

maybe stop killing healthy pets at your shelters?

Teleri Nyfain
Community Member
3 years ago

So much this. PETA needs to clean it's own house before trying to make others toe the line :(

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Virgil Blue
Community Member
3 years ago

Oh Peta, you people are foaming at the brain.

Dr. Cheri Hayes
Community Member
3 years ago

What brain?

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Elena Adams
Community Member
3 years ago (edited)

Right, because when I say "kill to birds with one stone" I am literally fantasizing about throwing rocks to little birdies.

Elena Adams
Community Member
3 years ago

I meant to say two*, I missed a letter. Take a chill pill.

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