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Published:August 3rd, 2010 14:44 EST

Fat Folks Should Be Called Fat!

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Calling people fat rather than obese would be more likely to motivate them to lose weight, according to the public health minister.

fatDoctors and health workers are too worried about using the term `fat,` Anne Milton said, but doing so could help encourage people to take personal responsibility for their lifestyles."
- Reuters
Amen, Sister, Amen!

On this side of the pond, it`s politically incorrect to call fat people "fat" or even "obese". Fat blobs are referred to as big and beautiful, horizontally challenged, Rubenesque, and thick.

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, an a fat person by any other name is still a hideous sight to behold. Big is not beautiful, it`s unhealthy, unsightly and a burden on the taxpayer.

Doctors, lawyers, mechanics, every person in the world should call fat people "FAT." A drunk isn`t going to give up the booze until he admits he`s an alcoholic, and a fat person isn`t going to lose weight until he confesses that he is fat.

Enough of this political correctness tomfoolery: Fat is fat is fat!

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