Originally Posted by NewChief
Nut doesn't, really, have retardation, though.
He's got CP, and we really don't know whether he's cognitively impaired or not. Mental retardation refers specifically to cognitive impairment. Of course, I know that the term "retard" is thrown around as a pretty broad blanket (which is one reason that people with CP and no cognitive impairment find it so offensive).
I just don't like it. Roasts are funny - even offensive. That was just cruel. But that's my opinion. It doesn't necessarily make me right.