View Poll Results: Do you find it offensive?

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  • I am a female - Yes it is offensive

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  • I am a female - It doesn't bother me

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  • I am a female - No it isn't offensive

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  • I am a male - Yes it is offensive

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  • I am a male - It doesn't bother me

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Thread: Sexism - Don't be a man!

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    Sexism - Don't be a man!

    I'd like to arrive to certain conclusions with the whole issue, so there you go

    Do you find the use of the word "man" in the following context offensive?

    "I don't want to go shopping today, my budget is rather tight"
    "Ah, come on girl, don't be a man. Take a credit card, it'll be fun!"

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    What does it have to do with the topic of this forum?
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    I do not insist, remove it at will. It only mirrors the poll below and intended to satisfy my curiosity.
    I've got a TV, and I'm not afraid to use it

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    May I ask how the helicopter crash video is closer to the topic of this forum?
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    I think thAT this topic is closer because it can show the difference between the Russian and western thinking. I for one believe that most russians are less affected by western politcal correctness.Which is a good thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerty
    May I ask how the helicopter crash video is closer to the topic of this forum?
    That video is also off-topic. It's OK once in a while though.
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    Re: Sexism - Don't be a man!

    Quote Originally Posted by adoc
    I'd like to arrive to certain conclusions with the whole issue, so there you go

    Do you find the use of the word "man" in the following context offensive?

    "I don't want to go shopping today, my budget is rather tight"
    "Ah, come on girl, don't be a man. Take a credit card, it'll be fun!"

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    Corrupted "You the man!"?
    «И всё, что сейчас происходит внутре — тоже является частью вселенной».

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    Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved.

    Men who have pierced ears are better prepared for marriage. They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.

    Marrying a divorced man is ecologically responsible. In a world where there are more women than men, it pays to recycle.

    Men are very confident people. My husband is so confident that when he watches sports on television, he thinks that if he concentrates he can help his team. If the team is in trouble, he coaches the players from our living room, and if they're really in trouble, I have to get off the phone in case they call him.

    Men like phones with lots of buttons. It makes them feel important.

    Men love to be the first to read the newspaper in the morning. Not being the first is upsetting to their psyches.

    All men are afraid of eyelash curlers. I sleep with one under my pillow, instead of a gun.

    A good place to meet a man is at the dry cleaner. These men usually have jobs and bathe.

    All men hate to hear "We need to talk about our relationship." These seven words strike fear in the heart of even General Schwartzkopf.

    Men are sensitive in strange ways. If a man has built a fire and the last log does not burn, he will take it personally.

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    http://www.btinternet.com/~homepage/men1.htm#facts
    Я ЕСТЬ потому что мы ЕСТЬ. Чтобы были МЫ -- ЕСТЬ Я.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pejko
    All men hate to hear "We need to talk about our relationship." These seven words strike fear in the heart of even General Schwartzkopf.
    You can tell this list of "facts" is horribly outdated (circa early-90s). Seriously, I bet if you asked 100 people on the street whether Norman Schwarzkopf was an American general in the Gulf War or one of Hitler's henchmen, 80% would tell you the latter...
    Заранее благодарю всех за исправление ошибок в моём русском.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DDT
    I think thAT this topic is closer because it can show the difference between the Russian and western thinking. I for one believe that most russians are less affected by western politcal correctness.Which is a good thing.
    Interestingly, the very expression "political correctness" was a part of the Marxist-Leninist vocabulary. What are you guys coming down with?
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    i think many people take it too far and in doing so reduce the real point behind it. f"ck off, im not gonna start saying postal delivery being. tochka.
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