All the “dumbasses” out there can breathe a collective sigh of relief. The “douchebags” have taken over at being the most popular term of endearment for the “fake representation of manhood.” We have the proof right here:
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Probably because of this:
In its March 24, 2005 decision in the case of Vogel v. Felice, the California Court of Appeal has determined that calling someone a “dumb ass” does not give rise to liability for defamation.
There’s a brief article on this topic that makes for some good reading. There’s also a website dedicated to all the Jersey Guidos who can now brag that they’ve coined the term “douchebag” as representing exactly what they are.