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Old 01-23-2009, 04:40 AM
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Ree Ree is offline
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"Spawn" still has very negative connotations. I believe it's because it's usually used in tandem with "demon".

I have no problem with "brat" to describe a misbehaving child.
A bad child is a brat.
However, when children misbehave, that is more on the parents than the child, and I feel it's really unfair to slap those nasty, derogatory labels on.
Too tired of living and too tired to end it. What a conundrum.