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So the other day on a different social media site, i posted this statement. "I have coronavirus, some people call it the common cold" and i was told that it was offensive to people who might have someone who died from covid. I don't see why as it is a factual statement. The common cold is caused by one of the MANY forms of coronavirus that affect humans. I was trying to be funny but factual at the same time. What do you all think?
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If it’s not the flu.. it sure as hell feels like the flu I’ve had 1000 times before..

The party demands you avoid the evidence of your eyes and ears.. it’s the final most essential command..
[@322755,Nyloncapes] I had covid-19, my wife had it, my stepdaughter had it and a good friend of the family had it, sadly he died, i saw him hooked up to those machines and yes it was sad. Luckily the rest of us had better immune systems, though according to the experts i should have died since i'm diabetic but yes it definitely sucks.
Nyloncapes · 56-60, M
[@475347,istillhaveanameitsrick] glad you and family got over it sorry about your friend
[@322755,Nyloncapes] Sometimes i wish it had turned out differently, the better man died.
Nayla · 51-55, F
idk. everyone is so sensitive these days you can't say anything, joking or not
ArishMell · 61-69, M
What you said is correct, but I can see if you said it that way to someone who has been bereaved by Covid they may find it very upsetting, because the virus genus has become so tied up in public knowledge with the specific disease.

However, you didn't. You said it to someone whose own reaction was too critical; but as Nayla points out, expressing any opinion now is becoming an eggshell-treading exercise. I suspect the most delicate though are the third-party offendees.
Piper · 61-69, F
I can see how it would be. It is rare, that people even come close to dying from the "common cold".
smiler2012 · 56-60, M
{@istillhaveanameitsrick] first thing is am am sorry to here you had corona virus and i hope you are fully recovered from it . sounds like you have been talking to some on other sites with the same brainwahed attitude as some of the trumpsters on similar world . it is only cold you do not need to wear masks the corona virus vaccine does not work . marvellous the length of human ignorace sometimes on social media is it not 😆

 
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