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freeze peach

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EtymologyEdit

Homophonous alteration of free speech.

NounEdit

freeze peach (uncountable)

  1. (humorous or sarcastic) Free speech, especially when construed as granting a right to say anything on any platform.
    • 1998 March 9, Dennis H., “Re: The best bait I have seen in quite some time...”, in rec.motorcycles, Usenet[1]:
      >Would you two kindly piss off from this motorcycle newsgroup if you must
      >insist on indulging in political diatribes.
      Right, this is no place to carry on any form of freeze peach.
    • 2010 March 25, Michel Boucher, “Re: WAY OT Coulter's Ottawa speech cancelled”, in rec.food.cooking, Usenet[2]:
      I'm sorry, Canada is not the US, thank the gods. Our charter was developed recently and was crafted to avoid the pitfalls that have plagued your country for over 200 years, the bare arms provisions and the freeze peach stuff.
    • 2012 January 2, wiki trix [username], “Re: Louisiana: ULL professor sues for 'discrimination'”, in talk.origins, Usenet[3]:
      As much as I tend to criticize the good old USA, I have to say that laws like that as well as certain laws related to freeze peach in Europe, I have to say that we are still the best in terms of individual civil liberties.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:freeze peach.

ReferencesEdit

  • Sands, Robyn (26 February 2015), “Freeze Peach”, in The Norwich Radical[4], retrieved 11 March 2016:

    Today, even the most critical thinkers seem to forget that the right to free speech doesn’t grant them the right to say whatever they like, wherever they like, and to be granted whichever platform they consider themselves worthy of. I have no right to walk in to my local KFC and preach vegetarianism on their property, just as I have no right to claim I am being silenced because The Guardian refused to publish this article.