"Oh My G _ _ " Why?
Original post made by Touchy, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Aug 19, 2007
It seems that for almost everyone, the above phrase is just everyday vocabulary. We hear it all the time and read it in popular literature. Profanity is now just plain acceptable to most, but not to me. I am afraid that I do not like to hear it and I do not want it spoken in the earshot of my family. Now, before any of you start calling me too sensitive (which maybe I am), how would you feel if I started saying "Oh my Allah", or "Oh my Buddha" in all sorts of situations and even teaching my children (through my usage) that this was acceptable? I doubt if we could get away with it. This double standard is pretty unfair. I would just like to see us all using much less profanity.