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I often see people using the word "Nazi" to describe breast feeding advocates, natural birth advocates, and people who a sticklers for grammar, to name a few.
Given the history behind this word, how do you feel about its use in this manner?
Answer by meriana at 9:19 AM on Aug. 2, 2012
Answer by meooma at 12:17 PM on Jul. 30, 2012
I honestly don't give it much thought. I don't use it myself, but I know the difference between Nazi's in Germany and how other people use the word to describe the level of enthusiasm and commitment that some have about certain subjects. When someone uses that word, I am smart enough to know that they aren't really saying that those people are Nazi's.
Answer by QuinnMae at 11:59 AM on Jul. 30, 2012
Nazis did more than try to exterminate one race of people, they hated more than one type of people,Nazis also hated people with flaws (phy and mental) they did unspeakable experiments on such people...thinking why Nazi is used with grammar, spelling errors Nazis also were very fired up to burn books that they saw as not fitting their ideal society- they are fanatics about not allowing freedom of speech and even thought- that is why i use Nazi when describing people (mainly the admin) who poof questions and/or answers comments that are not calling out members and calling them out rudely with names, just admin restricting freedom of expression agree with Quinn, i know the term Nazi is referring to a person that is fanatical about something that should not be
Answer by fiatpax at 12:14 PM on Jul. 30, 2012
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Answer by m-avi at 12:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2012