Re: Pet Peeves

Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
From: "Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: eja -at- samurai -dot- com
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 09:45:21 -0500

No, more like we shouldn't use the term "circus" because it
originally referred to the shape of the place where such
contests were held--a circle or ring--and Freud taught us
what circles are symbolic of. ;^)

>From: "elizabeth j allen" <eja -at- samurai -dot- com>
>To: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
>CC: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
>Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 08:37:15 -0400 (EDT)
>Well said Gene.
>If we go with the logic as presented, does that mean we shouldn't refer to
>the Ringling Bros. show as a "circus" because the original term referred
>to an event where the Romans fed Christians to lions and other such acts
>of cruelty and torture?

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