(Closed) When did "modest" become a bad word?

posted 4 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
34 posts

I think you invest too much in internet fights. 

Post # 4
1569 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

Oh christ, I want apple spice cake now…

Post # 5
139 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

Idk and Idc about the other thread but your wedding sounds delightful!

Post # 7
472 posts
Helper bee

I, very often, consider modest to be classy!

I guess some can’t see that connection, but I could not care less since I don’t make my choises trying to impress those people, I just am not a very blingy person when it comes to jewellery. 🙂

Post # 8
425 posts
Helper bee

You’ve inspired me to make apple spice cake tonight!

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steen425 :  Come over! 😉

Post # 9
4842 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

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nykkee :  A word is just a word…. It only becomes a bad one when it is used with malicious intent or to cause upset or pain to someone.  Its all about context. 

For example ‘ you come from an ethnic background’ can be deemed offensive or it can be a statement of fact. I’ve had that said to me on many an occasion. Its all about tone, context and where they stress the words. I’ve had it said to me as a statement of fact where no offence was meant. I’ve also had it said to me where  in pronunciation, stress was put on the YOU and ETHNIC. I took offence to that because it was clear in tone and context that to offend me was the major outcome.

My thoughts are that everyone over thinks things these days…. Only get upset if people deliberately do/say something with malicious intent otherwise move on with your day.

Post # 10
1156 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2017

This board always seems to surprise me with how idiotic it gets. But at least it’s always popcorn worthy.

Post # 11
1203 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

But why post this on the DIY board…?

Post # 13
13561 posts
Honey Beekeeper

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