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Sometimes I've given way to the temptation and been offended but invariably the outcome is not good.
In other words, the subject offended party must be offended personally by an offender,' he said.
I'm not sure when this happened, when every subject, action and comment in the public dialogue became a potential powder keg, but it seems there is always an occasion, always a reason, for someone to be publicly offended by something.
I have been a vegetarian for the past 30 years and am amazed that non-vegetarians are offended on my behalf.
If someone is offended by the British flag then I wonder why they choose to live in this country.
Of 3,761 offenders given community service orders or probation that year 1,543 (41%) - offended again within three years.
This view seemed to change fairly quickly in the early 1980s, however, when it was more widely recognized that many adults who offended sexually began offending sexually as adolescents (e.g.
But who exactly is offended? His reference to Bongo Bongo land and the foreign aid that is sent there has thrown some light on the use, or rather misuse, of British taxpayers' money.
Research shows that children and young people who have offended, or are likely to offend, often have a much greater level of health-related issues than the general youth population.
"Although we consulted with Native American friends and Native American studies experts at the University of California, we realize now that we have offended people.
I have been reading a plethora of letters in the past several weeks about how everyone is offended by noisy kids, offended by inappropriate dress in malls, offended by bikinis at the pool (which by the way, if you go to a pool you will see people in swimming suits), offended by driving, offended by poor service, offended by loud music, offended by high fees, offended because Madonna was late, etc etc.
I read where Clint is "sort of offended" (Reality Check, March/April 2012) by those who ignore or forget safety rules.