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 Faggot (epithet) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Faggot or fag, in modern American, Canadian and Australian English usage, is a generally pejorative term for a gay or effeminate man. Its use has spread to varying extents elsewhere in the English-speaking world.
The word faggot is occasionally used in parts of Britain to denote a silly or foolish person, presumably as an extension of its earlier association with old women.
The use of fag and faggot to mean homosexual have become understood as an Americanism in British English, primarily due to their use in films and television series imported from the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faggot_(slang)   (1263 words)

  
 Straight Dope Staff Report: How did "faggot" get to mean "male homosexual"?
Some later cites indicate heretics who repented and were spared a fiery death had to wear a picture of a faggot on their sleeve to show what might have been their fate.
But no print evidence exists that homosexuals were referred to as faggots before the twentieth century, with the origin definitely in the U.S., not Britain.
To fag or to be a fag was a common term in British schools from the late 1700s and referred to a lower classman who performed chores for upperclassmen.
www.straightdope.com /mailbag/mfaggot.html   (944 words)

  
 Gay,Lesbian,Straight Education Network: Lesson Plan: What Do "Faggot" and "Dyke" Mean?
It seems that for quite a long time, "faggot" has been the slur of choice for people wishing to insult or harass gay men, men they perceive to be gay, or men they simply wish to humiliate regardless of their targets’ sexual orientation.
"Faggot" first appeared in the U.S. during the early part of the 20th century, as a slang term for men considered to be effeminate or flamboyant.
It is unclear exactly when "faggot" came to be embraced as an all-purpose insult, but that usage no doubt derives from the belief among some straight men that the greatest possible humiliation is to be identified as gay.
www.glsen.org /cgi-bin/iowa/educator/library/record/846.html   (4109 words)

  
 Faggot illustration - from the politically incorrect alphabet
An charming association that hadn't occurred to me, that the movement of the extreme right is named after a faggot.
'Faggot' is the name of a traditional English meatball (and also the name of a bunch of sticks).
I wouldn't deny that some people who use the word 'faggot' as an insult to distance themselves from gay people have worries about their own sexual identity, as is your experience.
homepage.ntlworld.com /watson-jones/alphabet/faggot.html   (364 words)

  
 Faggot (food) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A faggot is a kind of pork meatball, a traditional dish in parts of the UK, especially the southwest of England, Wales, and the Black Country.
Faggots are usually homemade and are to be found in traditional butchers' shops and market stalls.
The faggot and pea batch is a common post-pub snack in the West Midlands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faggot_(food)   (399 words)

  
 Faggot - Uncyclopedia
The Faggot or Bassoon is a low-pitched woodwind instrument with a double reed, having a long wooden body attached to a U-shaped lateral tube that leads to the mouthpiece.
The range of this instrument is typically two octaves lower than that of the oboe, which in turn is typically one octave higher than that of the faggot.
It is rumored that the initial founder of this instrument was polydactyl.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Faggot   (206 words)

  
 Faggot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Faggot (epithet), a derogatory term for a homosexual or effeminate male.
Faggot (wood), a bundle of sticks or branches, usually meant for use as firewood.
Faggot (unit of measurement), an archaic unit of measurement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Faggot   (172 words)

  
 "Faggot"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Thr origin of the word faggot goes back to the old days when homosexual people were burned at the stake with bundles of sticks.
So therefore the word faggot, which means homosexual person, has been adapted to a reference to men that are unmasculine.
When he uses the term faggot in his lyrics, he is referring to "sissy boys," such as N Sync, the Backstreet Boys, and Ricky Martin, who he believes to be unmasculine.
www.geocities.com /pinoyside4life/faggot.html   (634 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | England | Family of faggot fans fly the flag
Faggots were originally made with pig's liver and offal
The family, including Lewis, 13, and Grace, 7, eat faggots twice a week, with mashed potato and mushy peas, and will be launching the awareness campaign on Tuesday at Liverpool University, followed by visits this week to Nottingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham.
The competition was organised by faggot producer Mr Brain's Faggots.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/england/2698507.stm   (295 words)

  
 Urban Dictionary: faggot
Still, used among gay men, "faggot" is sometimes a term of affection/badge of pride, but it is still a loaded word.
Faggot: A man whose emotional, romantic, and sexual attraction is geared toward other men; in other words, a man who loves men.
These faggots are traditionally served with mushy peas: soak dried peas overnight and then team or boil slowly while the faggots are cooking.
www.urbandictionary.com /define.php?term=faggot   (770 words)

  
 Quislings for Christ
As a matter of fact, the attempt to remove the word faggot from the English language proves the Quislings For Christ are literally well on their way to becoming faggots themselves.
Look the word faggot, or fagot as it is sometimes spelled, up in any dictionary that has been around for at least ten years.
As you seek out thicker dictionaries, ones that actually define the etymology, the pedigree, of the word faggot, you will drill down into the dictionary meaning of a word that might be one of the more important words in the English language.
www.christiangallery.com /QuislingsForChrist.htm   (1158 words)

  
 NFL Exec Calls Player "Faggot" -- Outsports.com
Yeah, you heard me. You faggot!” Millen was heard shouting at Johnnie Morton, a Kansas City wide receiver who played for the Lions for eight years until leaving following the 2001 season.
The exchange was reported by Kansas City Star columnist Jason Whitlock, based on interviews with Patrick Herb, a member of the Chiefs' public-relations staff, and Rhonda Moss, a radio reporter.
I don't want any faggots on my team.” Ironically, Hearst’s coach at the time, Steve Mariucci, is now the Lions coach, and he responded to the Millen controversy.
www.outsports.com /nfl/2003/1216millenmorton.htm   (995 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Faggot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Exile in Guyville: How a Punk Rock Redneck Faggot Texan Moved to West Hollywood and Refused to Be Shiny and Happy by Dave White (Paperback - 1 May 2006)
Rope and Faggot: A Biography of Judge Lynch (The African-American Intellectual Heritage) by Walter White and Kenneth Robert Janken (Paperback - Jan 2002)
Rope and Faggot: A Biography of Judge Lynch (The African-American Intellectual Heritage) by Walter White and Kenneth Robert Janken (Hardcover - Jan 2002)
www.amazon.co.uk /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Faggot&tag=booksandvideo&index=blended&link_code=qs&page=1   (196 words)

  
 Faggot - General [M]ayhem - -faggot-   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
To faggot in the canting sense, means to bind: an allusion to the faggots made up by the woodmen,
English, faggot, A triangular stack of split and salted cod for drying.
Faggot is a very old word in English, deriving through A faggot is a bundle of sticks or branches, usually bound together.
portalexplore.com /?q=faggot   (406 words)

  
 Faggot - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
FAGGOT, a bundle of sticks used for firewood.
"Faggot" is frequently used with reference to the burning of heretics, and recanted heretics wore an embroidered faggot on the arm as a symbol of the punishment they had escaped.
In the 18th century the word is used of a "dummy" soldier, appearing on the rolls of a regiment.
www.1911ency.org /F/FA/FAGGOT.htm   (150 words)

  
 Amazon.com: faggot: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
There are 2,556,596 faggots in the New York City area.
FAGGOT TO YOU sung 15 billion times over the next two...
Faggots-- according to Sean-Michael: Confessions of a homophobic farmboy by Sean-Michael (Unknown Binding - 1987)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=faggot&tag=sage02-20&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (317 words)

  
 What is a fag?
The word "fag" is a contraction of the word "faggot" (or, "fagot").
When traced through its etymological history, the word "faggot" simply means "a bundle of sticks used as fuel." See dictionary.com and thesaurus.com (where such words as "fuel" and "brimstone" are used as synonyms).
Conditions in Sodom were so bad that it had become acceptable for men to surround Lot's house and ask to have sex with the men inside.
www.godhatesfags.com /fags/fag.html   (298 words)

  
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Here's one especially for our American friends, although I doubt that even people who were alive in the days when faggots were popular will be unaware of the word's more modern connotation.
Faggots are balls of low quality pork, a kind of 'English haggis', probably intended as a way to make the grossest animal parts seem edible.
In the national consciousness, Brain's Faggots (what a name!) are THE faggots, but before I managed to locate a packet I found some other faggots.
freespace.virgin.net /daz.bert/mirror/rudefood/food/faggots.htm   (184 words)

  
 faggot : Gay & Black Glossary
The other explanation is that it is derived from the Christian habit of burning gay people at the stake.
Gays were considered no better than firewood, faggots.
The term is commonly used in situations where violence is threatened, so modern users may actually have the second meaning more in mind even if it is not lexicographically correct.
mindprod.com /ggloss/faggot.html   (201 words)

  
 The Iowa State Daily
Jocelyn Marcus wrote in her opinion, Eminem isn't that bad if you listen, "he only uses 'faggot' as an insult, not referring to gay men but to the Insane Clown Posse, boy bands or his mom's lawyer."
A faggot is a bundle of sticks, twigs or branches bound together and used as fuel to create fire.
It is not meant to be used as an insult.
www.iowastatedaily.com /news/2001/02/21/Opinion/faggot.Insult.Or.Bundle.Of.Sticks-1062838.shtml   (265 words)

  
 OUTspoken!:"Faggot" by Seth Leeper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The first time I ever heard the word faggot used was when I was six years-old.
I asked my mother what a faggot was later and she told me it was a person who was evil.
He was only four then and this pervert took him from the park and molested him before he killed him.
www.outminds.com /outspoken/outspoken_column.cfm?cid=63   (1914 words)

  
 Faggot Marriage at monotonous dot net
A couple of weeks ago, Georgia Equality, the state’s largest gay lobbying group, expressed righteous outrage over Bill Shipp (a well known political columnist) using the phrase “Faggot marriage” on the “Georgia Gang” Sunday morning talk show.
I watched that episode of the show, and am actually a bit offended that GA Equality made a big deal about that comment–particualarly with all the other shitty things going on in this state.
Unfortunately, the rest of that statement is unintelligible, because Dick Williams (The GA Gang Host) was so excited to hear the phrase “Faggot Marriage,” that his laughter drowned out the rest of Shipp’s comment.
www.monotonous.net /?p=1103   (449 words)

  
 Murder of the Constitution
According to the dictionary, Faggots are "fuel" for the fire.
It will give faggots an opportunity to be delivered from their bondage to whatever it is that is moving them to choose behavior that will inevitably cause them to be burned in the fire.
If you still are not clear about why homosexual faggots must be arrested, go here to hear about their queer agenda.
www.christiangallery.com /1stmurdr.html   (2665 words)

  
 Faggot? - SF/Berkeley Punk Rock 1978-1982 - tribe.net
But something I'll never really be able to get my head around is the image of this full grown man dressed like a biker queen yelling "Faggot" at me and Mike in the 90 degree Concord sun.
In my early life, before punk rock, before puberty, "fag" and "faggot" was a popular name for me too.
It was either faggot or "orgo" which I never understood, but though had something to do with "organic?" I'm sure I didn't resemble a hippie in any way at that time.
sfbpunk.tribe.net /thread/f67788cd-d4b5-4b60-80de-5c86a4b45590   (1770 words)

  
 Season One Sketches - Running Faggot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Running faggot running free; see the faggot, see the running faggot, running faggot running free.
Mark and Bruce: Running faggot running free; see the faggot he fed a puppy, running faggot running free.
Mark and Bruce: [singing] Running faggot running; he stopped the carnage by gettin' folks a talkin' 'stead just a sqawkin', sqawkin' and a gawkin', mockin' and a rockin', running free.
www.kithfan.org /work/transcripts/one/runfag.html   (166 words)

  
 Trey Givens: "We're Going to Kill You, Faggot!"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
"Fag" doesn't bother me as much as "faggot." I think it's because "fag" can be so lazily tossed out there, while "faggot" is something even southerners say with force and violent deliberation.
Ironically, the first time I kissed a man was in my dorm room at UGA with Jewel playing in the background.
I haven't heard the word faggot in like, ten years or something.
treygivens.mu.nu /archives/181220.php   (1247 words)

  
 how-to-seduce-a-faggot-if-ur-a-girl | Largest job resources website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
takes on the men that society has come to stereotype as faggots- from the hyper dramatic musical comedy queen to the effete collector of antique earthenware; from the opera buff to the man who lives by affirmations.
Each of these faggots comes out through humor, through sympathy and through an honesty that sometimes hits too close to home.
The audience is presented with monologues, objects and sounds making up a gallery of faggots, representing a time and an attitude that existed before queer, before "outing," before the International Male Catalogue appeared in everyone's mailbox.
www.faggotmuseum.com /home.html   (286 words)

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