Re: To be fair, Obama does deserve some blame in all of this.
posted at 9/30/2013 5:21 PM EDT
In response to ComingLiberalCrackup's comment:
....says the man who posts 75,000 times or so, randomly shouting stupid insults and rarely giving anything of substance.
Which is why, of course, I responded substantively to your false accusation about what I believe about conservatives, while you just respond with more.....
Butthurt is an online slang term used to describe a strongly negative or overemotional response. It is used to draw attention to a person who shows signs of being irritated due to a perceived insult, an unfavorable situation, or a lack of decent communication. On occasions, it can be also used to describe unreasonable users behaviors without an apparent explanation.
The term “butthurt” originates from spanking, the act of striking the buttocks of another person, which is often seen as a method of punishing a child. Though some cultures view this as an acceptable form of discipline, it can be interpreted as abusive corporal punishment. Online, one of the earliest archived mentions of “butthurt” appeared in a 1998 comment posted on the website of Swiss surrealist painter H. R. Giger.
“Hollywood has tossed Giger for more talented artists, and even those artist who can emulate his style, without the tears and the hurt butts. If giger reads this I would be amazed, not only that he can comprehend a bunch of letters placed into groups and spaced randomly to create words which in turn create sentances, but that he can even UNDERSTAND the INTERNET! GIGER is LAME. all he can do is rely on his ALIEN paintings to make him famous! Well I used to be impressed until I read all this BUTTHURT he has been going through. Oh poor baby Giger.”
The comment was left by a poster named Doug in responding to Giger’s grievance over not being credited as a designer for sequel titles in the Aliens franchise. In the original 1979 film Alien, Giger based the extraterrestrial monsters after one of his 1976 paintings, Necronom IV.
The term was first added to the Online Slang Dictionary as a hyphenated word on January 29th, 1999. The original definition stated it was anger caused by “a small slight or friendly insult.” The term was first added to Urban Dictionary in December 2001, and has since gained a total of 32 definitions with an additional 9 under “butt-hurt” and 19 under “butt hurt.” The term was named the Urban Word of the Day on May 2nd, 2006. It was added to Wiktionary in August 2007.
On YouTube, videos related to the term have been uploaded since as early as 2005, which mainly consists of butthurt behaviors found in online gaming or personal messages addressing those who feel that way. As of June 2012, there are more than 7100 video results for “butthurt." Additionally, a Facebook group titled U Butthurt Bro? was created in 2011, which has gained more than 5000 likes by June 2012.