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51 Post author: Alicorn 19 February 2010 12:18AM

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Comment author: Bindbreaker 19 February 2010 03:27:18AM 5 points [-]

I've found this to be true as well. Calling someone a fool in casual conversation is bizarrely more insulting than calling them a damn fool, as everyone will understand that the latter is a joke but the former might be taken seriously.