Maybe People Should Check Real Meanings Before Becoming Outraged About Things (9 pics + 1 video)

Posted in PICTURES       4 Dec 2018       5155       GALLERY VIEW

 

But despite the outrage, one former English teacher has stood up in defense of the holiday song. In a viral Tumblr post, they explain that amid all the controversy people are overlooking, that for its time, there is something inherently feminist about it.

 

In the era of the #MeToo movement (and even before) it’s hard to listen to the lyrics without applying our own social subtext (super rapey), but as the author writes in their defense – context matters. The pop hit was written by Frank Loesser in 1944 and as you will read, perhaps you need to adjust your historical lens to understand the real meaning.

And many people agreed with her



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