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I don't really want to make a big deal about this like it's the most offensive thing in the world, BUT... why in God's good name did the software writers choose the sample passage they did? Gun violence, shooting people in the head, "motherfucker", etc.

Seriously? Was that the first thing that was sitting around, or did they pick it deliberately? Whatever happened to some good lipsum? Very strange. Possibly not the best sample text to promote software.

That would be http://slipsum.com/

It's from Jackie Brown. An excellent, vulgar, Quentin Tarantino movie with Pam Grier and Robert De Niro.

Edit: and of course Samuel L. Jackson.


They use it as a litmus test for people that are too easily offended.

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