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    "birds of a feather" derogative or not?

    does "birds of a feather flock together" carry any derogative connotations?

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    Re: "birds of a feather" derogative or not?

    Not necessarily- it depends on the type of group.


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    Re: "birds of a feather" derogative or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Not necessarily- it depends on the type of group.
    Indeed, it refers to a person's character. So, you can say that people of the same character often stay together

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