Anonymous August 18, at 2: They would have a massive psychological breakdown if they tried. If ignorance it bliss, you must be the happiest person on earth. When the sexist language cropped up I usually left a comment stating that I was a member of the half of the population that did not appreciate being considered the default insult for the other half. It was incredibly detailed. Appropriation Some pejoratives are used systematically to accomplish aims other than those for which they were designed.
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A speaker who utters 8 - 11 need not be said to have made a disparaging claim about Steve. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Where I stand personally: With great computing power comes great cartography. But the appeal to historical context here is illicit if the derogatoriness of slurs is to be explained by an attitude complex expressed by speakers who use the term. How do you say kiss my ass in German? Here was a fresh graduate, quickly accepted and genuine in her desire to make friends and help others, quick to slot in after her previous colleague left and ready to find new ways of improving productivity.
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Women are not oppressed by society, they are protected by society. In some contexts, an insult can be used to express something more jocular or affectionate than hateful, such as in the phrase: We have a Queen 'B' in our office and yes, as per many of the other comments, she is a Manager. But like, the crosses are a lot to handle. I think you owe it an apology. She is meticulous and careful, she is good with clients, she juggles many responsibilities and she has her own problems to deal with, as any human does.
I think it interpreted close parentheses the wrong way. And I always thought the best of people! Everyone is entitled to be stupid but you're abusing the privilege. I was, however, particularly disappointed by the way this conversation went, because I had thought that the person with whom I was speaking would be receptive to hearing how alienating it is, if for no other reason than because it will necessarily limit their audience. It doesn't matter how many Anne-Marie Slaughters or Sheryl Sandbergs out there tell women to be more aggressive, the current public image of businesswomen in this country is one who bakes cupcakes and who injects Botox, two things that would presumably help sort out any woman's BRF.