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Diaper

Post by Stevenloan » Sat May 30, 2020 12:08 pm

A: "There is no honor in burning down your city. There is no pride in looting local businesses that have become institutions of a neighborhood." Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey pleaded with his city's residents on Saturday to "do the right thing now" and return home as chaotic demonstrations continued Friday night, hours after a fired city police officer was charged in Monday's death of George Floyd.

B: Resign. Your diaper is full.

- Hi everyone! I Googled the meaning of "one's diaper is full" but found no results. What does "Your diaper is full." mean in this situation?

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Post by trolley » Sat May 30, 2020 4:54 pm

I can only assume that the insult here is referring to Mayor Frey as a baby. B may think he is weak or childish. It could be a reference to his looks...he does appear to be quite young. Sometimes it is very difficult to figure out what comments made by keyboard warriors are supposed to mean.
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Post by Bobinwales » Sun May 31, 2020 7:25 pm

I think it means, "Go away and get yourself cleaned up". In other words, "Come back when you are fresh".
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It may be worth mentioning that "diaper" is a word that is never used in the UK. A baby wears a nappy here.
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Post by trolley » Sun May 31, 2020 11:54 pm

I know it's hard to keep all this straight, in your mind, Steve but try and remember that in Canada (and maybe The States) a nappy is a slang term for a napkin. If you are ever at my house for a barbecue and I offer you a nappy...don't take it the wrong way :)
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Post by Stevenloan » Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:26 am

trolley and Bob : Thank you both so much for the answers and the interesting word differences. They really help.

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