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Is "Cover Your Ass" considered an expletive, vulgar, cursing?

As pointed out by the OP, the phrase "Cover Your Ass" is fairly prolific on Workplace SE. Not only that, it is a phrase you would hear in many work places. The flame/edit war warranted the locking of ...
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Asking a question you want to answer

Stack Exchange policy explicitly says it's OK to ask a pedagogical question and answer it yourself. Others can also answer, of course, and your answer gets voted on just like any other answer (and ...
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Casual sexism in The Workplace

Ultimately, I agree with the comment @JoeStrazzere made, and I think it cuts to the heart of the matter: when someone posts both the details and the conclusion they've drawn, they will inherently get ...
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Casual sexism in The Workplace

I'll weigh in as the one with the accepted answer on the original post. While the question could do with more details and more examples from the OPs point of view, I don't think this is a very ...
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Is an answer or comment with indirect slang considered rude / abusive / offensive for this site?

I was the moderator who declined your flag. I reviewed the flagged answer and it's clear in my view that the poster was giving an example the sort of response the statements you posit management ...
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How should one handle a comment being deleted for no apparent reason?

Comments have been discussed many, many times on SE; take a moment to go look and you will see that this isn't new ground. Just to address your comment on Richard's answer: "Comments are for ...
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Is "Cover Your Ass" considered an expletive, vulgar, cursing?

I locked that post because the sequence of events basically was: Posted originally Edited Rolled back Flame war in comments with beginnings of a rollback war You can nearly always edit things to be ...
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How should one handle a comment being deleted for no apparent reason?

Comments are for improving questions and answers, not for debating them, not for calling out the people posting and not for being rude. Chances are that your comments were flagged by multiple members,...
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Is an answer or comment with indirect slang considered rude / abusive / offensive for this site?

I would have declined the flag for the same reasons as Moto. We do have a 'be nice' policy, we also have 'assume good intentions'. They work together well for a multi-cultural site where ways of ...
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How should one handle a comment being deleted for no apparent reason?

Outside of simply reposting my comment, is there some sort of reporting or something like this I can go to that would discourage this kind of "moderation"? It's going to be hard to "discourage" ...
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Is "Cover Your Ass" considered an expletive, vulgar, cursing?

It's a saying, but it is definitely vulgar although it does seem to be acceptable mainstream with our site. I wouldn't use such a phrase.
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