"Anti-Animal Language" - Has PETA Officially Gone Too Far? (Yes, It Has.)

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As you may or may not have seen, this week PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) announced their latest campaign, which was basically about the fight against using "anti-animal" idioms...

In fact, it wasn't long before the heroes of the internet had taken control of this highly ridiculed campaign and turned it into an amazingly glorious new meme.

"Take a flower by the thorns" instead of saying "Take the bull by the horns,"

The animal's rights group was very heavily criticized after comparing "anti-animal" idioms to racism, homophobia and other discriminatory languages. Now, I'm a HUGE animal lover myself, but, well... if I used an "anti-animal" idiom about dogs in front of my own dog, I doubt it would have any kind of negative effect on his day. Because y'know, they can't understand us.

Wondering about what other gems PETA wishes us to start using? Well never fear, for I have the original post for your curious eyes below!

new petitions have begun to sprout up all over the place. From petitions to stop using "anti-Food" language to quoting all of the Star Wars prequels, Twitter, Reddit, and Facebook users (even the vegans and vegetarians have joined in!) have all comb

 

 

"My tongue suffers from anti-spice bigotry"... 

"My tongue suffers from anti-spice bigotry"... 

That's right, ALL language should be Christmas language. Why should be discriminate Christmas 11 months of the year? Down with it, I say!

love the discover what a "blessing of bumbles" 

Ethics is a class I slept during" 

 

 

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"That's no moon, it's a space station!"

"PETA: Bringing Home The Bagels Since 1980."

How could we forget about the BIRDS!?

Well, sorry PETA, but I think this may be one fight you cannot win.

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