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Slurs At Work
# 1 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:22
Yesterday at work the boss was making tea and noticed there were all these other different types on the shelf and he asked 'who owns all these homosexual teas?' He though he was being really funny. I just though wanker.

Time for a new job or welcome to the real world?
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# 2 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:23
why would you quit over that?
why not say something to him
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# 3 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:24
i would have put my hand up and shouted MEEEEEE, i'd say he/she would have dropped with embarrasment...twat
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# 4 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:39
Time for him to get a new job, someone in management should have more sense than that shite!
If he ever says something that makes you feel uncomfortabe again you should pull him up on it, It would make you feel a lot better about the situation!
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# 5 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:44
just out of curiosity.. was the tea yours?!
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# 6 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:50
The green tea was mine but not the jasmine and the other herbals
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# 7 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:50
green tea isn't even homosexual. metrosexual maybe.
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# 8 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:52
ive seen more gay men drinking cocktails than str8 women, i would consider them to be more popular with gay men, so is what your boss said realy that bad? apart from women i know not one of my str8 friends that would drink anything other than tetley
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# 9 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:55
Be very careful about having a go at your manager - albeit justified. He is the one who can make your life a living misery. Its very easy for them to get away with bullying, determining promos, salary reviews, etc.
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# 10 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:56
to be honest i don't think waht he said is taht bad... just a stupid joke but he wasn't attacking anyone. i'd just drop it if i were you
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# 11 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:59
if he had asked who owns all these fucking faggot teas id have reported him myself, but as i said with things like herbal teas or cocktails they are more the drink of straight women and gay men would probably not attatch the same stigma to drinking them as straight men do
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# 12 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 12:59
pipdog.. to me it just seemed like a silly comment that he made without thinking. Try to give him the benefit of the doubt and just put it down to him bein a bit sheltered. let this one incident slide but if he continues to make such comments and it bothers you then make a complaint.
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# 13 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 13:00
I agree - let it slide but pull him up if he keeps at it.
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# 14 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 13:01
pipdog say 2 bos'Ur not funny, u kno' or report him. Find sum way 2 make him sorry...
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# 15 : Thursday 1-12-2005 @ 13:05
What's the complaint? Homosexuals don't drink other types of tea? Homosexuals shouldn't be singled out for drinking other types of tea? People shouldn't use the word homosexual?

I don't see much of a problem with it. Maybe your manager has an attitude problem, but it doesn't really come across from that comment.
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