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    The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish, and wicked practice, of profane cursing and swearing (a Vice heretofore little known in an American Army) is growing into fashion; he hopes the officers will, by example, as well as influence, endeavour to check it, and that both they, and the men will reflect, that we can have little hopes of the blessing of Heaven on our Arms, if we insult it by our impiety, and folly; added to this, it is a vice so mean and low, without any temptation, that every man of sense, and character, detests and despises it.

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    springerdave wrote:
    The General is sorry to be informed that the foolish, and wicked practice, of profane cursing and swearing (a Vice heretofore little known in an American Army) is growing into fashion; he hopes the officers will, by example, as well as influence, endeavour to check it, and that both they, and the men will reflect, that we can have little hopes of the blessing of Heaven on our Arms, if we insult it by our impiety, and folly; added to this, it is a vice so mean and low, without any temptation, that every man of sense, and character, detests and despises it.

    General Washington, one of the good guys.springerdave.
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    I'm thinking that He is aware of that and is filling General Washington in as to the goings-on around here. I don't want to befront the General and for sure, not his Boss.springerdave.

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    springerdave wrote:
    I'm thinking that He is aware of that and is filling General Washington in as to the goings-on around here. I don't want to befront the General and for sure, not his Boss.springerdave.
    What makes you so sure GW is "up there"? He did own slaves and was a deist after all. As were many of our founding fathers.
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    I'm not sure if George is up there, I would rather not provoke him if he is. Like I said before, I'd rather not befront him or his Boss. There are many claims both ways of deist or Christian, so, oh well guess we'll see. The man did own slaves but it is written that he freed them in his will and gave some pensions after his death.springerdave.

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    springerdave wrote:
    I'm not sure if George is up there, I would rather not provoke him if he is. Like I said before, I'd rather not befront him or his Boss. There are many claims both ways of deist or Christian, so, oh well guess we'll see. The man did own slaves but it is written that he freed them in his will and gave some pensions after his death.springerdave.
    Well since he freed them after he no longer needed them...well that's alright then.:?
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    OK then I'll edit my post then.

    I'm thinking He is aware of the goings-on around here. I don't want to befront the Boss.. Is that better?springerdave.

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    springerdave wrote:
    OK then I'll edit my post then.

    I'm thinking He is aware of the goings-on around here. I don't want to befront the Boss.. Is that better?springerdave.
    Since I don't now what "befront" is (I couldn't find it in the dictionary) you are free to "befront" or not "befront" whomever you want.
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    Venator wrote:
    Since I don't now what "befront" is (I couldn't find it in the dictionary)
    It is the opposite of a be-hind. On larger people it is the poofy area just above the pelvic region. It is sometimes referred to as "front-butt".

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    Befront= to offend, or cause problems for. Yes it is my pleasure as to whom I befront.springerdave.

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    springerdave wrote:
    Befront= to offend, or cause problems for. Yes it is my pleasure as to whom I befront.springerdave.
    Can you cite a dictionary where this word can be found, I can't.

    befront- no dictionary results





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    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Affront

    Possibly this is what he meant. I thought befront was a word, too.

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    Venator wrote:
    Can you cite a dictionary where this word can be found, I can't.

    befront- no dictionary results

    Not a real dictionary. It does appear in the online Urban Dictionary with springerdave's definition ....also with my definition

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=befront

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