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Что означает слово: "Spaz" на английском?

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Что означает слово: "Spaz" на английском?
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так звали собачку в фильме Спаун...
что-то типа сумасшедшего
spaz - eto ot slova spastic -(spasticheskiy) - paralitik.

ili na slange budet: A stupid person. (Durak)

Podrobnee mojno chitat' zdes' : ;)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spastic
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"Spaz" products

Two products in America use the word Spaz as part of their name for some reason.

Controversy arises if products are sold in the UK or other parts of Europe under the same name. In particular the manufacturers and importers of the Spazz wheelchair were criticised by the British charity Scope when they put the wheelchair on sale in the UK. Scope expressed a fear that the usage of the word as an insult would increase again, after a steady decline since the 1980s.[9]

A caffeinated lipbalm created by a police officer is called "SpazzStick." [10] "Spaz-Stix" is the company that produces high end remote control car/plane paints.

An energy drink is called "Spaz Juice" and has a slogan, "all the energy you need to annoy everybody else."[11]

On June 29, 2007, Ubisoft of France pulled one of their games called Mind Quiz: Your Brain Coach, for referring to players who did not perform well at the game as "Super Spastic" which can be construed in the UK as being offensive. The company stated "As soon as we were made aware of the issue we stopped distribution of the product and are now working with retailers to pull the game off the market." [12] Similarly, Nintendo recalled Mario Party 8 in the UK after releasing a version containing the line "turn the train spastic" in its dialogue. [13]
Источник: G.A.1989
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