Every country on earth has its stupid people. But a recent Rand study examining countries concludes America now has the highest percentage of stupid people in all 10 internationally recognized categories of stupidity. This is unprecedented. Percentage wise, America now has in order of increasing stupidity more nincompoops, jerks, numb nuts, shitheads, utter halfwits, morons, imbeciles, idiots, assholes and complete assholes than any other country in the world in fairness, America just edged out France in utter halfwits and barely beat the UK in complete assholes.
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The word asshole in North American English or arsehole in all other major varieties of the English language , is a vulgarism to describe the anus , and often used pejoratively as a type of synecdoche to refer to people. The metaphorical use of the word to refer to the worst place in a region e. Its earliest known usage in newspaper as an insult was By the s, Hustler magazine featured people they did not like as "Asshole of the Month. Until the early s, the word was considered one of a number of words that could not be uttered on commercial television in the United States. By , however, vulgarity had become more acceptable, and the word was featured in dialog on the long-running television series NYPD Blue , though it has yet to become anything close to commonplace on network TV. In some broadcast edits such as the syndication airings of South Park , the word is partially bleeped out, as "assh—".
A Quick And Easy Survival Guide For Dealing With Assholes
For now… This happened Thursday. While driving to see my mother in a nursing home, I was approaching a busy intersection at about 35mph when I was forced to slow down and wait for a woman, in casual defiance of what was a mature green light, diagonally crossing the street across the middle of the intersection. Concern for my car and day prevented me from hitting her. As I slowed to around 5mph I expressed my frustration by shrugging my shoulders and outstretching my hands. What Gives, lady?
We live in an age of Assholes. We live in an age in which our political system seems constantly to be conspiring to elevate the worst people imaginable. Donald Trump, who had spent his whole life being publicly thoughtless and racist and misogynistic and being subject to rape allegations and bullying people on television and profiting directly off human misery, only needed to so much as announce that he would be seeking the Republican nomination for president for his rise to mount inexorably: at one point during the election, he even stopped to admire the force of his momentum by declaring that he could stand on Fifth Avenue and shoot someone, and still not lose any voters. Meanwhile, in the UK last week, we were treated to the spectacle of Tory Member of Parliament Mark Field, being filmed literally assaulting a female protester at a black-tie event, grabbing her by the neck and bundling her out of the room, while a room full of his colleagues looked on approvingly. The following day, The Guardian reported that police had been called to the address of Boris Johnson, runaway favorite to succeed Theresa May as Tory party leader and thus as Prime Minister, after neighbors tipped them off over an alleged incident of domestic violence.