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    I guess I'h happy I could give him work

    I'm not sure if I understand this phrase correctly. The context is this. Jerry Falwell, a Christian, conservative commentator called Ellen DeGeneres, a gay rights proponent, "Ellen DeGenerate". She replied,
    Really, he called me that? Ellen DeGenerate? I've been getting that since the fourth grade. I guess I'm happy I could give him work.
    I think she was ironically saying she was happy he had something to do thanks to her. But I'm not sure.

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    Re: I guess I'h happy I could give him work

    Yes, that's the general idea.

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    Re: I guess I'h happy I could give him work

    It could also imply that he's a bit slow and had to work to get to a pun that school-kids could make.

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    Re: I guess I'h happy I could give him work

    <off>

    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Jerry Falwell, a Christian, conservative commentator called Ellen DeGeneres, a gay rights proponent, "Ellen DeGenerate".
    What a dickhead that guy is!




    Ellen DeGeneres replied,
    Really, he called me that? Ellen DeGenerate? I've been getting that since the fourth grade. I guess I'm happy I could give him work.
    That's great! Well said, Ellen!




    PS: I apologize for being off-topic.

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