Originally posted on Missfancypants's World:

Yet another year has passed and I continue to be amazed at the amount of use the “R” word gets. While we do see some people, including celebrities “getting” it and stopping their usage,and we applaud them, it’s one step forward, two steps back, it seems. This year, we can add several new people to the list of clueless or heartless or both.From professional athletes, to politicians to “stars, they can now join  George Clooney in “The Descendants”, dialogue in “The Hangover 2″, Ricky Geravais, who thinks using the term, “mongoloid” or its derivative is hilarious, Larry The Cable Guy and his song, “Donny the Ret@rd” — the list goes on…

I was never under any illusion that the word would be seen for what it is by now, but I had hoped that maybe, a year later, I would have seen more of a decline in the use of…

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