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Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 01:38 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wildeabandon
Words can have multiple meanings, and very frequently the technical and colloquial meanings are different.

Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 01:41 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lilacsigil
I am aware that words have multiple meanings, but it was the ideal place in the article to prove the exact point they had been making - that the BMI categories are not meant to be the sole or main measure of any individuals health, and can mislead.

Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2017 01:45 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] wildeabandon
Clearly interpretations differ, but that was exactly the point I took that paragraph to be making. What else do you think it was arguing?

Date: Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 01:38 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lilacsigil
"It’s indisputable that Pink, who is known for singing while performing circus-like acrobatics, is far from obese."

This bit. Pink posted her statistics (which categorise her as obese) and the article immediately says, "Oh, no, obviously she's not".

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