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Subject:Re: Pet Peeves From:Amy Gale <amyg -at- grammatech -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 15 Mar 2007 12:27:15 -0400
Susan Hogarth wrote:
>On 3/15/07, Amy Gale <amyg -at- grammatech -dot- com> wrote:
>>Because there's really nothing male or female about them. It's an
>>inaccurate metaphor that reads like it was invented by a bunch of 13
>>year old boys for a "joke".
>Hmm. I can see where someone might find it silly, tacky, or even
>offensive. But as for 'inaccurate metaphor'? It's a protruding thing
>going into a hole - how much more accurate a metaphor could you
1) Is that really what makes something male or female? Do males have no
holes? Do females have no protruding bits?
2) Are a lot of people just really, really sheltered?
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