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Re: OT-equality, not reversed


My apologies.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 11:33 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT-equality, not reversed


> I don't feel I'm overly sensitive to derogatory language. However in
> print, on a public forum, I think it would be more considerate to use
> terms like "the 'b' word" as originally stated by the person who brought
> it up. And if it has to continue further, perhaps just "p....". If
> someone doesn't know what the writer means and really wants to know they
> can write privately and ask.
>
>
> Kitty
>
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Lynda Young <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
> Sent: 01/30/03 12:16 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: Re: [CHAT] OT-equality, not reversed
>
> >
> > Jim, David - help us out here.  What descriptive phrase most offends the
> male gender?  (Promising, of course, that you two are always exempt from
> such expletives).  :)
>
> Lynda
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Peggy Elliott
> Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 11:00 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] OT-equality, not reversed
>
>
> I'd think calling a man a "prick" is the same as calling a woman a
> "bitch".
> Just my humble opinion of cuss words in the insulting category.   ;^)
>
> -Peg
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 8:56 AM
> Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] OT-equality, not reversed
>
>
> > Claire,
> > Re >>
> > You would also be interested to find that there is no word in English
> > that for the male of the species that corresponds to this one [the 'b'
>
> > word  <<
> >
> > I don't suppose most men would be offended if you called the "sire"
> > ;+D
> >
> > Kitty
>
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