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whats a tree hugger?

I don't know where people are coming up with these phras. lol/es

 
incarnita

Asked by incarnita at 6:28 PM on Feb. 9, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • The term "tree hugger" has been around for quite a while. It's kind of an insult towards overly conscious environmentalist--you know the one's who care more about trees and critters than live among them more than humans!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:35 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • It's a slang word for environmentalist.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:31 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Ya got me too! lol
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 6:34 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Crazy enviromentalist. They got that name when a group in Cali got together while trying to stop the cutting of trees. They held hands and wrapped themselves around the trees. It's pretty much is used for any Enviromental wacko now days
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 7:01 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Tree huggers are also crunchy granola eaters.
    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 7:03 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • I'm all for protecting our natural woodlands and wildlife, but I'm not an extremist. I wouldn't mind being called a 'tree hugger' if that meant I cared so much about keeping the natural state of things just the way they are and stop tearing it all up just to build commercial properties and kit homes.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 9:13 AM on Feb. 10, 2010

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