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Brigham "Kiss my a**" Young-Link Inside

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Here is the link to a really funny story, in my opinion. Too bad the original didn't make it to the final draft.

http://www.timesandseasons.org/?p=3746#more-3746

Maybe we should continue this thread as the "favorite Brigham Young quotes" thread.

Anyone game?
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I kind of like these:

"When the time came that His first-born, the Saviour, should come into the world and take a tabernacle, the Father came Himself and favoured that spirit with a tabernacle instead of letting any other man do it." (Journal of Discourses, Vol. 4, Page 218.) "The birth of the Savior was as natural as are the births of our children; it was the result of natural action. He partook of flesh and blood -- was begotten of his Father, as we were of our fathers." (Journal of Discourses, Vol. 8, page 115).



"...no man or woman in this dispensation will ever enter into the celestial kingdom of God without the consent of Joseph Smith." (Journal of Discourses, Vol. 7, p. 289).



Suppose you found your brother in bed with your wife, and put a javelin through both of them, you would be justified, and they would atone for their sins, and be received into the kingdom of God. I would at once do so in such a case; and under such circumstances, I have no wife whom I love so well that I would not put a javelin through her heart, and I would do it with clean hands. (President Brigham Young, March 16, 1856, Journal of Discourses, 3:247).
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Wow, ole B.Y. really knew how to spew some crap! I thought the story was that "God" was to decide who entered heaven, did he retire and turn that position over to Joe? Strange men indeed! :0
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It's March, so I'm in the mood for a limerick so here goes.

A scoundrel in an act of ill will,
Said he found some gold plates in a hill,
He lined up the fools,
And gave them some rules.
And some morons believe in him still!
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That's a funny story. I like the comment about how BY's use of the phrase "kiss my a**" was so far ahead of its time that it could serve apologetic purposes:

“According to my trusty OED, American ‘ass’ for British ‘arse’ is first used in 1860. The first attestation for ‘ass’ in a derogatory expression seems to be 1930….I don’t see ‘ass kissing’ until 1973.”

And this letter was dictated in 1854? This means, depending on how you look at it, Brigham was either 6, or 76, or nearly 120 years ahead of the times. Dude! That’s proof of prophecy right there. I hope to soon see this in all those “proofs that this is the true church” lists, right after the one about how Joseph Smith successfully prophesied the Civil War.


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The Dude wrote:That's a funny story. I like the comment about how BY's use of the phrase "kiss my a**" was so far ahead of its time that it could serve apologetic purposes:

“According to my trusty OED, American ‘ass’ for British ‘arse’ is first used in 1860. The first attestation for ‘ass’ in a derogatory expression seems to be 1930….I don’t see ‘ass kissing’ until 1973.”

And this letter was dictated in 1854? This means, depending on how you look at it, Brigham was either 6, or 76, or nearly 120 years ahead of the times. Dude! That’s proof of prophecy right there. I hope to soon see this in all those “proofs that this is the true church” lists, right after the one about how Joseph Smith successfully prophesied the Civil War.


Now there's a prophet for ya. We ought to pay closer attention when a senile old Mormon leader mumbles nonsense during General Conference -- we could be witnessing the birth future slang.


Yeah, isn't that a classic-that old Brigham Young could have "birthed" such a phrase is just too funny for words, IMHO.

Glad you enjoyed it.
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The Dude wrote:That's a funny story. I like the comment about how BY's use of the phrase "kiss my a**" was so far ahead of its time that it could serve apologetic purposes:

“According to my trusty OED, American ‘ass’ for British ‘arse’ is first used in 1860. The first attestation for ‘ass’ in a derogatory expression seems to be 1930….I don’t see ‘ass kissing’ until 1973.”

And this letter was dictated in 1854? This means, depending on how you look at it, Brigham was either 6, or 76, or nearly 120 years ahead of the times. Dude! That’s proof of prophecy right there. I hope to soon see this in all those “proofs that this is the true church” lists, right after the one about how Joseph Smith successfully prophesied the Civil War.


Now there's a prophet for ya. We ought to pay closer attention when a senile old Mormon leader mumbles nonsense during General Conference -- we could be witnessing the birth future slang.


LOL. That phrase surely was ahead of its time. It would be similar to Ezra Taft Benson calling the Pope a "Be-yotch".
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I don't need to point out that Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale" contained a scene where a guy name Absolon is begging a woman to kiss him, and she sticks her ass out the window and he kisses it (apparently his eyes were closed). This was written when, in the 1300s? Certainly the notion of kissing someone's ass as a put-down was known many hundreds of years before BY's time. I think at issue only is whether or not this should have been spellt "ass" or "arse" during the time when BY wrote that letter. If the OED people, or any other word authorities, have the date when that first occurred in America as later than BY's letter, perhaps someone ought to send them a copy of this first draft of the letter. Who knows, BY's letter may become accepted as the earliest surviving writing containing this spelling. :-)

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Sethbag wrote:I don't need to point out that Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale" contained a scene where a guy name Absolon is begging a woman to kiss him, and she sticks her ass out the window and he kisses it (apparently his eyes were closed). This was written when, in the 1300s? Certainly the notion of kissing someone's ass as a put-down was known many hundreds of years before BY's time. I think at issue only is whether or not this should have been spellt "ass" or "arse" during the time when BY wrote that letter. If the OED people, or any other word authorities, have the date when that first occurred in America as later than BY's letter, perhaps someone ought to send them a copy of this first draft of the letter. Who knows, BY's letter may become accepted as the earliest surviving writing containing this spelling. :-)


Yeah, I had completely forgotten about Chaucer's Tales, which I haven't read, let alone, thought about for a long time. Since university days. Perhaps him "birthing" it was a little far-fetched, but even the earliest surviving writing containing this spelling is clearly a sign he was a Prophet, no?
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Re: Brigham "Kiss my a**" Young-Link Inside

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gramps wrote:Here is the link to a really funny story, in my opinion. Too bad the original didn't make it to the final draft.

http://www.timesandseasons.org/?p=3746#more-3746

Maybe we should continue this thread as the "favorite Brigham Young quotes" thread.

Anyone game?

I would personally be glad to discuss anything that Brigham Young has offered the Church in the way of truth and understanding. First I would be forced to say that any true Mormon cannot be deceived by anyone if the follow the dictates of their own teachings. When Lehi received revelation from God he reveled what the Lord had told him to his family. However, the only one who believed Lehi was Nephi and why was that? Because Nephi verified what he had heard from his father from the Lord. Every truth is given by the mouth of two or more witnesses, but one of those witnesses must be the Holy Spirit of God, if not, then it is possible to be deceived.
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D & C 6: 11 If thou wilt enquire thou shalt know mysteries which are great and marvelous. Therefore thou shalt exercise thy gift that thou mayest find out mysteries, that thou mayest bring many to the knowledge of the truth, yea, convince them of the error of thier ways.
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32. And you shall know the TRUTH and the TRUTH shall make you free.
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Re: Brigham "Kiss my a**" Young-Link Inside

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grampa75 wrote:
gramps wrote:Here is the link to a really funny story, in my opinion. Too bad the original didn't make it to the final draft.

http://www.timesandseasons.org/?p=3746#more-3746

Maybe we should continue this thread as the "favorite Brigham Young quotes" thread.

Anyone game?

I would personally be glad to discuss anything that Brigham Young has offered the Church in the way of truth and understanding. First I would be forced to say that any true Mormon cannot be deceived by anyone if the follow the dictates of their own teachings. When Lehi received revelation from God he reveled what the Lord had told him to his family. However, the only one who believed Lehi was Nephi and why was that? Because Nephi verified what he had heard from his father from the Lord. Every truth is given by the mouth of two or more witnesses, but one of those witnesses must be the Holy Spirit of God, if not, then it is possible to be deceived.
1 John 2: 27 The anointing which you have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you. But the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie. And even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
D & C 6: 11 If thou wilt enquire thou shalt know mysteries which are great and marvelous. Therefore thou shalt exercise thy gift that thou mayest find out mysteries, that thou mayest bring many to the knowledge of the truth, yea, convince them of the error of thier ways.
St. John 8: 31 If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed.
32. And you shall know the TRUTH and the TRUTH shall make you free.
D & C 93: 24 And TRUTH is the knowledge of things as they were, as they are, and as they are to come.

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Thanks for the scripture lesson. I'm sure you and Gazelam are going to get along just swimmingly.

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