[LMB] OT: Deprecation, was M/F LMB Readership

Paula Lieberman paal at filker.org
Fri Sep 25 12:24:31 BST 2015

And it's even -more- obnoxious when the likes of Victoria's Secret 
gratuitously hires a b/i/m/b/o model with a British accent to say "pahnties" 
to emphasize the deprecatory obnoxious terms....

I have the same emotional revulsion to it that you have!

Cutesy-poo derisive deprecating dismissal....

--Paula Lieberman
-----Original Message----- 
From: Marc Wilson
Sent: Friday, September 25, 2015 07:08 AM
Subject: Re: [LMB] M/F LMB Readership

On Fri, 25 Sep 2015 03:24:57 +0000 (UTC), "M. Haller Yamada"
<thefabmadamem at yahoo.com> wrote:

>I would say that liking Bujold is more of a state of mind, not the type of 
>you like to wear.


Digression: I do loathe the word "panties".  Horrid, horrid diminutive -
suggesting that female underclothing is somehow less *important*.  It
goes along with "don't worry your pretty little head about it", pink
ballpoint pens, and mansplaining.

Condescending, dismissive, demeaning.  Ugh.


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