Re: Re[2]: Male/Female thread

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Male/Female thread
From: Mike Bygrave <bygravem -at- INTUITIVE -dot- CO -dot- UK>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 16:50:06 -0000

>is that it's the modern form of one-upsmanship.

Surely this should be "One-upspersonship" ;)
Or even (since a "son" is a male child) "One-upsperchildship?" ;{>}

Hold on, hold on. Don't people usually refer to ships as female (she sank,
she sailed to Bermuda etc)? Therefore, I suggest it should be
"One-upsperchildvessel". What do you think?

Mike Bygrave (bygravem -at- intuitive -dot- co -dot- uk)
Standard disclaimer - please don't sue me.
"I like deadlines. I like the whooshing sound
they make as they fly by." - Douglas Adams

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