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Re: Fedora 12: Emacs is not for software development



On 11/30/2009 04:40 PM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 12/01/2009 02:59 AM, Muayyad AlSadi wrote:
>>>> I consider "real men" to be a gender-neutral complement. I know women who gladly receive it and exchange it amongst themselves.
>>
>>> Since we're offering Casey money to do thingsĀ¹ today:
>>> I will send you a check for $5 if you admit that "real men" is _in no way_ a gender-neutral compliment.
>>
>> since he had used "many of whom" instead of "many of which" when
>> referring to packages, I guess English is not his mother language
>> and in his native language "real men" could be gender-neutral.
> 
> "Real men" is always sexist.
> 
> Rahul
> 

Wrong. In the hierarchy of subtexts, irony always trumps prejudice.

--CJD


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