“Black Olives Matter” – Good marketing or bad taste? n. means countryman or brother in Italian. Report as inappropriate. Not only is this language offensive to heterosexual couples, but the complete disregard for anything outside of this norm is offensive to homosexuals as well. As for the articles, they were very sexist, stereotypical, heteronormative, insulting and ridiculous. Michelle Obama closed out the opening night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention on Monday wi, With a fast-approaching holiday season unlike anything we’ve seen before (Zoom Thanksgiving, anyone? Id be reluctant to call someone you arent acquainted well with that. Usually spelled paesano. I agree with others here. In another unfortunate setback for the ‘Runners, however, safety Rashad Wisdom was penalized for “targeting” a Blazers receiver, a penalty that carries an automatic ejection. There's a great t-shirt idea. "a peasant of Spanish or Italian ethnic origin." The owner of an Italian restaurant in New Mexico doesn't think so. t you should be “institutionalized” for using protection, thinking about sex as more than intercourse, or burning the stereotypical bull written in your school’s newspaper. Adrian Robert H. Beverly Hills, CA; 711 friends 350 reviews I think its fine if you're familiar with person and joke with them. I guess it is probably used with other non Mexican Hispanics too? The Blazers took advantage of a fatigued ‘Runner defense and proceeded to score another touchdown, making the score 21-6. The Paisano is the independent student-run newspaper of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). If the Constitution gives these writers free speech, then all be damned if doesn’t give me free response. Photo: Courtesy of Paisano's Italian Restaurant. Cringe. The first article written by Anthony Levine makes a joke about rape and then states, “but in all seriousness…” And then comments, “So how long should a guy wait until he consensually and respectfully bangs someone like no tomorrow.” I don’t know about you, but I’ve never seen the words “respectfully” and “bang” in the same sentence and quite frankly I’m disgusted by his vulgar language and ignorant perspective on sex and relationships. Paisano’s sign was the subject of a comedy bit on the now cancelled “Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” to which the restaurant responded by posting a job offer to Wilmore on the same marquee satirized in the sketch. The second half started with a long Blazer drive that slowly marched its way into ‘Runner territory. DaisyPhoenix J. Its a risk. The equivilent of "homie" to Italians and Italian-Americans. The defense looked stout, and the offense has a good chance to get Frank Harris back from a knee sprain soon, which should help fix the passing inconsistencies that were on display in this game. Now the restaurant is offering “Black Olives Matter” branded t-shirts and merchandise. With the Blazers up 21-13 and 2:18 left to play in the final quarter, the ‘Runners committed a crucial error. Whether it was intentional or not, it sent the wrong message to many.”. It depends on context and circumstances. I was born and raised in Southern California from Mexican descent. Well, you might say that that ain't so bad. Funny or Offensive? Unless you enjoy provoking ppl for fun (i can respect that). I wanted to wait until the next issue in order to send out my response and, as it seems, the sentiments towards a very sensitive subject did not change. Either way, they usually spend the most time considering the right time to involve sex.” Where is she getting this information from? To Whom It May Concern, My apologies for the late response in regards to the November 10th publishing of the Paisano. The Paisano won a gold medal in 2000 from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Where I come from we commonly use the word “Paisa” when referring to Mexicans that were born in Mexico. I thought it was only used with people who are from the same country as you: PAIS(country)a but I think it's exclusive to Mexicans cause I don't hear Guatemalans calling one another 'paisa'. I think its fine if you're familiar with person and joke with them. My apologies for the late response in regards to the November 10th publishing of the Paisano. We’ve gotten calls from Australia, Spain, France, you name it. In waiting to hear the responses of several friends regarding the article, I was surprised that some of them, although disagreeing with the ideas of both authors, were supportive in the expression of opinion. Ads like this, especially seen in the school newspaper are shocking and dangerous. Punter Lucas Dean did an excellent job of pinning the UAB offense down deep in their own territory on multiple occasions. Be careful NEVER to use it in Italy, because most people will understand “Paesano” a very insulting derogatory term for inhabitants of a small village or countryside or for someone culturally retard. The ‘Runners were able to overcome the loss of their starting safety, however, and forced the Blazers to turn the ball over on downs shortly afterward. Her envision about a girls first time of a whimsical encounter involving “a handsome prince, rose petals on the bed and romantic music in the background,” is not only widely false, but extremely heteronormative. Is it not just as much the man’s fault as it is the woman’s? The defining moment of the first half came at the five-minute mark of the second quarter. If they choose the wrong time, then the guy might feel satisfied and move on to the next girl.” What kind of message is she sending out to the female public? Narcisse has more experience than Weeks and was the starter for some time last season. Today, in promotional merch gone horribly wrong: An Italian restaurant in Albuquerque, N.M., Paisano's, is feeling the heat for selling T-shirts and baseball hats that read "Black Olives Matter." In light of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it shames me to think that an author could be so insensitive towards a very serious subject and then pencil in a disclaimer to wipe up the mess he continues to create. Los Angeles, CA; 139 friends 0 reviews This ^^ Report as inappropriate. examines why some things are considered “funny” while others are “offensive” – and why that line is different for different people. How the game eventually got to its final result was also unexpected. These authors have every right to express their views, but not if it means degrading the views of others. Lol, Its just a strange topic to bring up. It is not their place to decide the mindsets of the youth or criticize multiple views of sexual relationships without discussing prevention, positive outcomes, and homosexuality. Ultra-Cozy Loungewear Gifts For The Comfort Connoisseur In Your L... 30 Cozy-Chic Looks To Inspire Your Fall Dressing. Probably depends on if you're calling them pie-zuhs, or pah-ee-sahs (in which case, you should be from whichever country they are from). You figure most ppl do that anyway instead of thinking "is okay to address random strangers as asshole", Paisas rule! 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