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When did "bitch" start applying to males?

Today young men call other men, "bitch". Not too long ago, "bitch" only applied to women. What happened? Why?

by Anonymousreply 5508/15/2013

I noticed this too, OP.

Who gave the go-ahead for this inclusionary aspersion?

by Anonymousreply 106/20/2013

Languages evolve now bitch means something more equivalent to being a "pussy" or a "chicken".

Like, "are you seriously done drinking after one beer? Quit being such a little bitch."

by Anonymousreply 206/20/2013

I don't think so, R1. Watch Breaking Bad. Jesse calls males bitch all the time.

by Anonymousreply 306/20/2013

We've started another trend!

by Anonymousreply 406/20/2013

Have you ever heard Bill O'Reilly complaining?

by Anonymousreply 506/20/2013

Does Bill O'Reilly call men bitch?

by Anonymousreply 606/20/2013

Gay men have been calling each other "bitch" for at least the last four decades. I have a friend with whom I can have an entire conversation just calling each other bitch. It lasts for ten or twenty minutes, and hits every emotional note.

It's kind of like (straight) "bros" calling each other "dude."

by Anonymousreply 706/20/2013

I've heard gay men use this term since the Pleistocene era. And cunt as well.

by Anonymousreply 806/20/2013

Around when "dude" started applying to women.

by Anonymousreply 906/20/2013

Op needs to get out more.

by Anonymousreply 1006/20/2013

On Father's Day, one of my oh-so-macho nephews called his brother a bitch. It sounded so gay, I had to laugh.

by Anonymousreply 1106/20/2013

I started the trend OP, decades ago. And I was thinking about you when I did it.

by Anonymousreply 1206/20/2013

OP = proud lifelong South Dakota resident,

by Anonymousreply 1306/20/2013

My sister and her husband call their teenage son "Mitch" - short for Man-bitch - when he is in a pissy mood.

by Anonymousreply 1406/20/2013

Bitch, please.

by Anonymousreply 1506/20/2013

I notice a lot of people still stay beeaaytch. Maybe because it doesn't sound as harsh if you say it that way.

by Anonymousreply 1606/20/2013

Well. I don't like it. That's like calling the woman a "dick."

by Anonymousreply 1706/20/2013

We won't let them use gay slurs anymore so they had to improvise.

by Anonymousreply 1806/20/2013

R11, calling someone "a bitch" is completely different from calling them by the loving, tongue-in-cheek pet name "Bitch." Two different things entirely.

by Anonymousreply 1906/20/2013

It's a safe alternative to the N-word which white people can't use.

by Anonymousreply 2006/20/2013

In May 1995,when DataLounge appeared.

by Anonymousreply 2106/20/2013

I dont know but I find it insulting and stupid.

by Anonymousreply 2206/20/2013

Or then there's the ubiquitous "you guys", which applies to everyone from tiny babies, teenagers, business executives or little old ladies having tea together in a restaurant. Just a further dumbing down of the culture. (By using "you guys" or "bitch", the tiny pea brains inherent in most Americans don't even have to consider who they're talking to.)

by Anonymousreply 2306/20/2013

Don't be such a cunt. We've been calling each other bitches for decades now.

by Anonymousreply 2406/20/2013

You guys is the northern equivalent of y'all.

by Anonymousreply 2506/20/2013

[quote]Gay men have been calling each other "bitch" for at least the last four decades.

No, not all gay men. If someone is using bitch, you can figure the person saying that is a nellie queen.

by Anonymousreply 2606/20/2013

I agree, r26.

by Anonymousreply 2706/20/2013

I think OP is referring to its use outside of gay circles.

by Anonymousreply 2806/20/2013

I'm talking about gay men, R26, not you so-pussified-you-don't-know-how-much-everyone's-laughing-at-you "bros."

by Anonymousreply 2906/20/2013

R26 What a whimperer.

by Anonymousreply 3006/20/2013

R26 can't even spell "nelly." Correct spelling would be too queeny for him (or as he would say, "queenie").

by Anonymousreply 3106/20/2013

A few years ago, someone commented that the person calling everyone "bitches" deserves a nasty reply. It appears that some people do that but it's really not worth the bother. OTOH, if they're asking for information from "bitches" it's fun to provide misinformation.

by Anonymousreply 3206/20/2013

I love when I hear a straight guy call another guy "bitch" in spite, very funny. Straight guys don't go out of their way to use "bitch" on other guys. So when they do it's usually very warranted to describe the bitch ass male's behavior.

by Anonymousreply 3306/20/2013

It started in the early 80s, thanks to the popularity of "Dynasty."

by Anonymousreply 3406/20/2013

Part of it is hip hop culture, which calls dudes "bitch" also. Also, note that the word "dude" applies to females now.

by Anonymousreply 3506/20/2013

R35, see r9, you copycat bitch!

by Anonymousreply 3606/20/2013

Well, "Mitch" has the luck of the draw, doesn't he R18?

by Anonymousreply 3706/20/2013

Meaning R14, of course

by Anonymousreply 3806/20/2013

It was back in 1857, when the very first ka-ween, Eustopher St. Claire, disciplined his little lap dog, Fifi.

In a burst of frustration, he turned to the purebred dog and said, "Bitch, PLEASE!"

by Anonymousreply 3906/20/2013

It became popular with Entourage. "Hug it out, bitch!". It was always around, but much more so when that show made the phrase popular.

by Anonymousreply 4006/20/2013

What are you, twelve, R40?

by Anonymousreply 4106/20/2013

Entourage. No wonder only douchebags talk like this.

by Anonymousreply 4206/20/2013

when we started acting like them, I suppose.

by Anonymousreply 4306/20/2013

Only if you're 80, [R41]

by Anonymousreply 4406/20/2013

r39 made me LOL!

by Anonymousreply 4506/20/2013

R2 thinks she has cited something worth bothering us with. (Yes, a dangling preposition is good English.)

The heterosexual-male use of bitch in situations that are not pushing for a fight is indicative of the gay-ing of straight males. They have adopted every stereotype of gay males in dress (hyper-attention to dress, "street" looks, metrosexing, posing, quote-talking, invocation of female phrases) except taste, intelligence and the detachment of camp awareness.

by Anonymousreply 4606/20/2013

R46 nailed it. That's why they are so irritating. They have the cunty passive-aggressiveness in full flower, however. They got that right

by Anonymousreply 4706/20/2013


by Anonymousreply 4808/15/2013

If you see someone using "bitches" to start a thread, then you know it was posted by a flaming queen.

by Anonymousreply 4908/15/2013

My pussy stinks.

by Anonymousreply 5008/15/2013

I don't think it was ever used by anyone before you were born OP.

by Anonymousreply 5108/15/2013

Somehow ... I *HIGHLY DOUBT* straight men do this ...

by Anonymousreply 5208/15/2013

feminism happened.

by Anonymousreply 5308/15/2013

I greatly enjoy calling other males "bitch".

by Anonymousreply 5408/15/2013
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