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Originally Posted by crunchyconmomma
they say it comes back earlier each time.
Originally Posted by mamacarla
I just needed to respond though to the 'irish twin" comment. Whenever there is a term that includes a whole group of people used to connote a negative thing (or positive for that matter) you can be sure that is is derogatory.
In the case of "Irish twins" or "Irish triplets," the slur was actually a triple-whammy, implying that the Irish were more likely to bear children in quick succession because of the Catholic Church's proscription of birth control, less likely to restrain themselves from procreating, and unable to understand the proper meaning of the terms "twins" and "triplets."
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