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

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Tue Sep 29 00:09:21 BST 2015


> On Sep 28, 2015, at 1:10 PM, Paula Lieberman <paal at filker.org> wrote:
> 
> Or another question, -Why- is the term "panties" in existence/use for female clothing--and only as insult if applie to clothing for males??!!

*Anything* associated with women has been used as insults when applied to men.    One example is “wearing a skirt”.    That doesn’t mean the word “skirt” is insulting, it means the person doing the talking is an asshole.


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