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I don't think op really deserves this. I know of "teachable moments" that people have with their kids but this is a case of wrong place at the wrong time. Still this can be a lesson for your child when you return home, which is to not make fun of people ever because it's hurtful.

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Kids are easily malleable and OP shouldn't have showed his kid such a thing. But every dad wants his kid to think he's funny and at the time I could easily see this as a small joke not Meant to be hurtful. Census, YDI for making this joke about your boss. And really? Making fun of a speech impediment?

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79 although I do not condone ops behavior and I do believe it was cruel. I don't think it's ops fault that something that was done in the privacy of his own home was brought to the light by his child. Both op and his daughter learned their lesson hopefully and the behavior won't be reciprocated.

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Tbh, I'm not entirely convinced that op was meant to be making fun of his boss. Maybe op speaks in a baby/funny voice to his daughter sometimes that just happens to sound similar to the boss's voice? Bit of a stretch but hey, sue me for assuming the best in people :)

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107, let me get this straight, imitating someone with a speech impediment in front of your five year old isn't cruel? So what if instead of saying it in front of his boss she went to her kindergarten class and imitated a classmate with a speech problem? Sure she doesn't know any better, because her father isn't setting a good example. I'm not saying I've never made fun of anyone and it's totally understandable to have words about your boss when you get home but the point is OP needs to be incred

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8) and what's the difference? For argument's sake let's say he only did it once at home... He still made fun of someone's speech impediment. Sure we all make fun of people every now and then, but even then you must realize its wrong, especially in front of your child.

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50) I'm sorry if MY message wasn't clear. The lesson is to not make fun of people and their disabilities. Teach the daughter by example.

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50 - Your comment makes no sense because it doesn't matter WHERE it happened, OP made fun of his boss's speech impediment. He shouldn't do that around his daughter period. This in no way makes 2's comment irrelevant. In fact, it makes it very relevant to the FML.

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#3 it's not really thaaat funny. A lot of people struggle with this and really cripples their self esteem so you making fun of them isn't really helping anybody

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It really isn't funny, my brother and I both have problems stuttering. People can be really mean about stuff that isn't another persons fault. At my school they allow the special education kids to join any club they would like. One girl decided to join cheer, and she obviously can't do it like all the other girls and people make fun of her a lot. It's horrible.

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I take offensive to this, its not funny in the slightest. Up until 12th grade I had a very very noticeable lisp, because of a birth defect that was fixed earlier. I had to have jaw surgery to get my teeth far enough forward to speak properly. I got bullied a lot, people would come up and speak to me pretending they had a lisp. It can really ruin someone's childhood. Making fun of people because they're a little different is not only mean, but its childish and immature. Grow the fuck up.

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You don't know that that's how it happened, maybe he spoke baby-like with his child? This isn't too hard to grasp. From what we can tell from the story OP have not made fun of his boss but rather the previously mentioned happened. When I speak to children I sometimes use a funny lisp that I used to have because in context of my regular voice they laugh. I am almost certain this happened.

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At #69: Since I know how you feel in the sense that I also used to have a sort of lisp and I actually still have problems saying rolling R's which english people very rarely use, but in Sweden it's every other R. I think it's still humourous because it's funny to hear a lisp if you're a child. Now the boss in question may have some other "defect" but you are really the buzzkill here. If we can't laugh at this we can't laugh at anything. However I am not saying you deserved to be bullie

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I have issues with any word that has the letters ir in it. It sounds more like the word has a ur instead of an ir.

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#77 it's funny to a child yes, but that's the reason that I, as well as many other children, have been bullied. Parents should be teaching their children that what may be funny to them can make other people very uncomfortable. I don't have a lisp anymore but I'm sympathetic to people that do, like my friend. Shes a teacher and her own students mock her. I don't think I'm being a buzzkill at all, go ahead and laugh at other things, but this can really affect some people and I don't find it humoro

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Oh, yes, #69 Yes-yes-yes, everything was going swimmingly for you until people started making fun of your voice.Yes, yes, THIS is the thing that will ruined your reputation, not your years of grotesque appearance or awkward social graces, or that Felix Unger-ish way you clear your sinuses. No, no, it's THIS. Do you hear yourself talk?

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I think people would know why they're being made fun of if the bully openly tells them to their face. Good job on all those insults though. How long did it take you to come up with those well hiding behind your computer screen?

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#83, then you didn't seem to get my point at all. It was not that I think we should make fun of people with speech difficulties, but rather have understanding for OP and not jump on the blame-wagon and call him names for making fun of his boss.

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I stammered a bit as a kid (mostly I mispronounced words - and hesitated because I *knew* I couldn't pronounce it properly) until around seventh grade, because of the way my jaw and teeth were set up wrong. It took a palate-widener, three retainers, seven years of braces, and two surgeries to fix my jaw/teeth, and three years of speech therapy - I still hesitate a bit on certain words, ESPECIALLY in French. I'm also physically disabled, use crutches to get around, and have to deal with a lot of

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#132, Well worth the read. Bravo for being able to make fun of yourself, and showing others how to have fun without hurting.

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Yes, he should be a man and do it in front of his boss. That way his boss can know and either A) kick op's ass ... or B) fire him

If you're gonna talk behind your bosses back.. Be smart and don't do it around lil kids.. They tell everything!

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Actually no, 90, it's opinion based. Science has discovered a lot of things, but nowhere have they proved that God/Heaven/Hell doesn't exist. If they did, I imagine a lot of people would've converted to atheism by now. And to imply that people who belong to a religion are illogical is just as ignorant. There are plenty of scientists, doctors and physicists that are Christians, Jews, etc.

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