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  1. Dumnonia
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    07 Feb '18 22:12
    LMAO.
    Brilliant cringworthyness.
    Nice one Trudeau
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    07 Feb '18 22:341 edit
    Originally posted by @divegeester
    LMAO.
    Brilliant cringworthyness.
    Nice one Trudeau
    I prefer “humankind.” It has deep roots, although possibly not to a source acceptable to the French or French Canadians.

    “humankind (n.) the human species," 1640s, from human + kind (n.). Originally two words. Middle English had humaigne lynage "humankind" (mid-15c.).” Etymonline.com
  3. SubscriberFMF
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    08 Feb '18 00:41
    Originally posted by @divegeester
    LMAO.
    Brilliant cringworthyness.
    Nice one Trudeau
    I think Canada's reaction to Trudeau's clumsy pompous virtue signalling is meaningless as long as they remain conspicuously silent about Duchess64.
  4. Subscribermoonbus
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    08 Feb '18 08:34
    Trudeau has backed off, admitting it was a dumb joke.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42980511
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    10 Mar '18 22:09
    Why should it be mankind? Peoplekind has a nice ring to it...
  6. Standard memberkaroly aczel
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    11 Mar '18 06:31
    Originally posted by @trev33
    Why should it be mankind? Peoplekind has a nice ring to it...
    Too many syllables. Aye ...
  7. SubscriberPonderable
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    13 Mar '18 10:11
    Originally posted by @karoly-aczel
    Too many syllables. Aye ...
    How about
    "We"
    then?

    Or should we include KI?
  8. Standard memberapathist
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    13 Mar '18 10:19
    Originally posted by @trev33
    Why should it be mankind? Peoplekind has a nice ring to it...
    Our species is called man. That includes the girls. Obviously a male invented this nomenclature.
  9. Standard memberapathist
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    13 Mar '18 10:55
    man means has hands. I don't think I helped at all.
  10. SubscriberVery Rusty
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    13 Mar '18 12:32
    Originally posted by @divegeester
    LMAO.
    Brilliant cringworthyness.
    Nice one Trudeau
    I kind of liked Peoplekind, more politically correct in this day and age than saying mankind.

    Using peoplekind doesn't leave out the women, which is quite an issue here and all over the world as they don't want to be treated as second class cticzens which has gone on for Century's actually.

    -VR
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