The internet mocks PETA after it suggests we stop using 'anti-animal' idioms

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PETA wants people to stop using age-old idioms that it believes are rooted in “speciesism” and “anti-animal language.”

So, that means they want you to stop saying “kill two birds with one stone,” and instead say you’re going to “feed two birds with one scone.”

PETA suggested alternatives to idioms that frequently crop up in common parlance. Things like beating a dead horse, which PETA thinks should be replaced with “feed a fed horse.”

Instead of bringing home the bacon, we should be bringing home the bagels, apparently. And, rather than taking the bull by the horns, we should be taking the flower by the horns. IDK, that last one sounds kinda painful. …

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