By not what she said - 01/06/2020 20:00

Today, I was on a Zoom call. My sister offered to go get lunch and I told her, "Don’t forget the baguettes." One overly sensitive coworker swears I used a derogatory slur that sounds the same. I didn’t. However, I’m still going to be investigated by my boss. FML
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Sounds more like "bigot" than anything else.

If it's the word I think it is, they still sound different enough


Baguette lives matter!

If it's the word I think it is, they still sound different enough

rotflqtms_ 21

Which race are they discriminating against with the word you're thinking of that sounds similar but not similar enough? I'm trying to think of one, but I can't...at least if I know the race, I'll be able to look up the word, haha.

It's not against a race, it's against gay people

rotflqtms_ 21

oh, I get it now! thanks! can't find the comment as the FML app is iffy, but I got the notification in my phone at least, haha.

haha, no problem. the app has been seriously lacking recently

I still don't get it!

It’s the derogatory term for being gay...

Kristoffer 35

If those sound remotely similar, you're pronouncing one of them very wrongly.

Ahhh, I've been checking back here all day for some kind soul to fill me in. Once you did, I realised that the FML didn't mention race, I just inserted that in my head.

Sounds more like "bigot" than anything else.

Mathalamus 24

Baguette can and has been used as a slur.

tounces7 27

Just tell you're boss you're British and start smoking in front of him and you'll be in the clear.