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El Bastardo's Avatar Jump to comment 4 by El Bastardo

I'm with Layla, use of language is use of language.

In fact the bible is an excellent literary piece, when studied as such. Language is a colourful and useful tool, to be used and celebrated. I cannot claim to be au fait with the history and origin of every word or phrase I use, just to be sure it sits with my non-belief. Arse to that.

In fact quite the opposite, I've oft used anchormanesque expressions that have gotten me funny looks in the office, "by Wotans beard", "by Baals dangly bits", and my personal favourite (though slightly nastier) "by the weeping gonads of christ".

Or as my son would say, "Meh!".

Sun, 14 Nov 2010 17:53:58 UTC | #547341