from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person or animal that is partially disabled or unable to use a limb or limbs.
- n. Slang Something that is easily accomplished, especially an undemanding academic course.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A cripple.
- n. A person with a disability (generally self-referential).
You've both use the word "crip" and I've heard you use it as a noun but also a verb.
So not every person with a disability is going to be comfortable with the word crip.
The word "crip" is part of disability culture, disabled artists, activists, and writers are turning it inside out and putting "crip" back out there as an empowering word.
But just know that when it comes back at ya don't play the "crip" card cause your just being treated like anyone else.
People I know think "crip" is a gang, like Crips and Bloods.
On a whole other note: You're emerging "crip" fashion and documentation is riveting to me, as a fashion industry refugee.
Why can't this murderer be held responsible for "crip" gang killings?
Also doesn't being a "crip" mean you went out and crippled people?
They've sent good-night once before, and this is the pos'crip '.
Her snappy "crip" humor is as exploitative as it is daring -- but then, why not?
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