Sea Eagle Lach
- Mar 8, 2009
Exactly. What are the odds Addin learned the expression by being called those names back in his own school days?Its such a common phrase - he probably has used it all his life, I say it too not thinking about actual down syndrome people - its an Aussie slang
"mate, your a fuc*kin spastic"
Yes it is important that we learn how words can hurt, but I think Andrew Abdo is a bit confused about the meaning of vilification if he says it was clear breach of the NRL anti-vilification rules.
If that ref actually had a disability and was abused in those terms then I'd agree it was vilification, but that's not the case.