Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicOther - Entertainment · 2 months ago

Don't you hate when people call others retarded?

Some people keep calling me retarded. I can't get it out of my head. I think it's offensive and insensitive.


 I am just tired of hearing the word. 

Update 2:

I keep thinking about the stuff they said. 

Update 3:

I don't act retarded. I don't bother anyone.

7 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
    Favourite answer

    That insult is usually due to provocation. So if you goad people in some way some will use the term. Maybe you need to be more diplomatic or at least make sure brain is in gear before opening mouth? In any event just ignore insults and the perpetrator will get bored and desist.

  • 1 month ago

    I agree that it is insensitive, but it's not really offensive unless you allow it to offend you.  Retarded people are the way they are because of genetics, not refusal to learn or anything.

  • 1 month ago

    Depends really if people take it seriously or not.

  • Marvin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Yes, and it is even worse when they say:




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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    "I can't get it out of my head."

    That's a clear sign that you are actually retarded ... but no one is perfect

  • Ralph
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    Its only offensive if your actually retarded, otherwise its just a figure of speech. And maybe your acting retarded and need to be called out about it.

  • Goerge
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    And? They are getting exactly what they want. You're letting them control you. That's the retarded part of it. 

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