[LMB] OT: Gender Roles

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 1 04:48:19 BST 2021


Matija Grabnar <lmb at matija.com> wrote:
> On 30/09/2021 18:50, Matthew George wrote:
>> I wasn't aware you were a lesbian.  Huh.
>
> I wasn't aware that my sexuality was any of your business.

I believe that that was intended to be an insult.

> But I was aware that you are ignorant and prone to making wrong 
> assumptions, and you just proved that again.
>
> Just because the form of my name is not immediately familiar to you, and 
> looking it up would be beneath you, you made a wrong assumption and 
> built more assumptions on it.

But terminal vowels in personal names *universally* code for "female".
And as one of the one of the most noted documentarians of human
sexuality in our field noted, "A girl's name ending in 'a' -- that
always suggests a 'C' cup."

Joel



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