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I wanted to follow you but, uh, no.

I love the way this guy writes…and the questions he poses…

[Do parents spank their children anymore, or is that child abuse?]

[Do parents discipline their children anymore, or just give them an iPod or iPad?

Maybe some of his favorite four-letter words can help in your struggle.

But please read his post and you will surely agree with me.

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My wise old grandmother

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Unknown flowerDear New Follower:

First, let me thank you for following me. I appreciate it.

Now for the more serious stuff….

I decided that I could not follow you. Please, let me explain.

I’m an easygoing Southern boy born and raised in Texas. My paternal grandparents adopted me when I was a couple of months shy of 11. I understand profanity…. four-letter words.

Angel's trumpetMy granddad used them as verbs, adverbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections, abbreviations, exclamations, questions, complete sentences, incomplete sentences, names of people….

My wise old grandmother, on the other hand, let granddad use enough profanity for both of them. I only heard my wise old grandmother use profanity once. She wouldn’t let me do something that I wanted to do. I was furious and said, “God damn you.” She was only 5’1″ and I was a towering 6’3″. She took me down with a good right that…

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