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Midget has always meant smaller than usual. Call me fat and I should sue, because why?? It is demeaning, it is an attack?? I'm a midget should be changed to that, "I am a vertically challenged person who happens to be over weight according to the government agency that states I am not a midget, but a vertically challenged person with a weight and height challenge that needs to be addressed to fit into the government parameters of STUPID!
Is there anything that is not offensive to somebody.
I checked the dictionary and the first definition of midget is something that is much smaller than usual. Gotta say, when I buy midget pickles I'm not picturing little people. So when is someone going to complain about the baby pickles - don't want to eat babies do we? What about midget horses - do we have to call them little horses now?
Im not into the whole midget/little person debate. Thats not for me. But as a parent of a child with a rare brain disease, I totally get wanting to protect your child from something hurtful. I get that.
To the mother: Your daughter can do anything she puts her mind to. Sky is the limit.
This is ridiculous.
The story line is a bit strange, but good for Gedney for their willingness to change the name. But I have to say, some people need to get a job or something so they don’t have so much time on their hands looking for such minor things to be offended by. My goodness are we totally a country of victims???
Unbelievable. What kind of world do we live in anyway? Sensitivity rules.
Pickles aren't people. Midget is a completely appropriate name. I doubt they would mind.
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