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From:Josh Brandt-Young <neonwave7@...>
Date:Thursday, September 24, 1998, 21:53
On Thu, 24 Sep 1998 13:18:03 -0700 JOEL MATTHEW PEARSON
<mpearson@...> writes:

>On Wed, 23 Sep 1998, Tom Wier wrote: > >> one political-correctism that I detest is "herstory", based on the >false >> belief that the writing of history, having naturally been dominated >by >> men for the last several hundred years because of the culture in >which >> it was written, was a compound of <his> and <story>, the story of >what >> happened to men.
Speaking of political correctness, here's something that my philosophy teacher brought up a few days ago that I thought was quite funny. Beginning word: "humanity" Obviously sexist. We have to get "man" out of there. Second stage: "hupersonity" Well, why is it "son," huh? Why not "daughter?" More male chauvinism. Last Stage: "huperbeingity." This reminds me: does anyone have a sketch of Jacques Guy's "Inoffensish?" ---------- Josh Brandt-Young <neonwave7@...> "After the tempest, I behold, once more, the weasel." (Mispronunciation of Ancient Greek) ___________________________________________________________________ You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail. Get completely free e-mail from Juno at Or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]