reply to post by midnightbrigade
Okay, so, in watching that episode, did it never occur to you to question why a part of the female anatomy (the defining part, the one concrete
external difference between men and women) would be synonymous with cowardice?
You personally may not have consciously used the term as a slight against female bravery, but the concept that cowardice or weakness is associated
with vaginas is a sexist one, and not really based in fact.
Thats all, I dont really care how sexist you are or are not. I know lots of people use racist or sexist terms thoughtlessly, because they picked them
up and have never considered what that means, but that doesnt make the concept any less sexist. Darkelf was absolutely correct to point it out.
Edit to add;
"Sound off like you got a pair" is another reference to the idea that men will stand up while women wont. Maybe you are just in denial about your
[edit on 7-1-2009 by Illusionsaregrander]