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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  21/MAI/2009 8:55 PM
Assunto:  Fran to Dale
 
Mensagem: 

Thank you, Fran, for the link.

What I want to say is, the word exist in the above sense. In fact, in our days it may have taking a turn in use.  

Thus, my turning point too, I am going bend a little then, for ABS´ sake.

In fact, it would be way less ambiguous if a friend said that had a beautiful female dog, than saying that had a beautiful bitch...!

 

 

 

 

Bitch
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This article is about the insult. For other uses, see Bitch (disambiguation).
Look up bitch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.Bitch, a term for the female of a canine species in general, is frequently used as a term for a malicious, spiteful, domineering, intrusive, or unpleasant person, especially a woman. This second meaning has been in use since around 1400.[1] When used to describe a male, it may also confer the meaning of "subordinate", especially to another male, as in prison. Generally, this term is used to indicate that the person is acting outside the confines of their gender roles, such as when women are assertive or aggressive, or when men are passive or servile. More recent variants of bitch are bitchy, ill-tempered (1925), and to bitch, to complain (1930).[1]

Since the 1980s, the term "bitch" has become increasingly accepted and less offensive. After the word was widely used between rivals Krystle and Alexis on the nighttime soap-opera TV series Dynasty, it gained usage, in malicious contexts or otherwise, and is now very rarely censored on television broadcasts. Prior to the term's general acceptance, euphemistic terms were often substituted, such as "gun" in the phrase "son of a gun" as opposed to "son of a bitch", or "s.o.b." for the same phrase. More generally the term has also acquired the meaning of something unpleasant or irksome, as in the expression "Life's a Bitch".

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Bitch  –  ABS  15/MAI/2009, 9:22 PM
Bitch  –  PPAULO  15/MAI/2009, 9:34 PM
Bitch  –  ABS  15/MAI/2009, 9:42 PM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  PPAULO  15/MAI/2009, 9:58 PM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  Dale-CR  15/MAI/2009, 11:09 PM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  PPAULO  16/MAI/2009, 12:14 AM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  PPAULO  16/MAI/2009, 12:19 AM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  Dale-CR  16/MAI/2009, 11:56 AM
Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  PPAULO  16/MAI/2009, 5:26 PM
to PPAULO ... Bitch. Dogs: male and female.  –  Fran  21/MAI/2009, 3:01 AM
Fran  –  Dale-CR  21/MAI/2009, 12:17 PM
Fran to Dale  –  Dale  21/MAI/2009, 4:00 PM
 Fran to Dale  –  PPAULO  21/MAI/2009, 8:55 PM
word  –  PPAULO  21/MAI/2009, 9:50 PM
Fran to Dale  –  Dale-CR  22/MAI/2009, 1:27 PM
Fran to Dale  –  PPAULO  22/MAI/2009, 7:16 PM

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