Justin Bieber is a wanna be 'Thug' and last I check little Bieb's was a white boy
ergo "wanna be"
slappybrown wrote:ExPatriatePen wrote:Sherman 'Thug is the new "N" word'
Just STFU will you Sherman? Like a white player wouldn't have been called a Thug for those same actions.
For instance.... Justin Bieber is a wanna be 'Thug' and last I check little Bieb's was a white boy.
You don't think that the word "thug" carries with it certain racial connotations in society as a whole?
ExPatriatePen wrote:So none of you have ever called a white person, a Latino, or an Asian, a Thug?
KennyTheKangaroo wrote:just search thug on lgp.com and see the connotation used for it.
its either used for dirty hockey players or black people.
shafnutz05 wrote:I would imagine a vast majority of hockey fans, when they hear the word "thug", would also think of a black gangbanger rather than a dirty hockey player.
shafnutz05 wrote:Out of curiosity, what is an acceptable word to describe a black man that has a penchant for bad behavior?
Maybe "goon"? "Troublemaker"? I feel like a lot of the synonyms for "thug" (hoodlum, gangster, hooligan, punk, hood, etc) have kind of been co-opted into synonyms for the n-word.
I don't really think "criminal" always applies, so it's a tough question. Let's go with "poopoohead"