Recently, I absorbed quite a lot of abuse from another writer for failing to bend to the prescriptions of another "stylebook," Simon and Schuster's Handbook For Writers,
which exhorts writers not to use "he", "his," and "him" in their time-honored generic, gender-free fashion. Obviously, the prelates of political correctness and their auxiliary language police are not done with us yet.
Yet for a Virginia couple to travel to Manhattan to have sex in Saint Patrick's Cathedral during Mass, on the Feast of the Assumption, no less, is considered appropriate, defensible self-expression. (Read more about both incidents here.) Sigh.
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posted on 08/29/2002 5:18:25 AM PDT
i have no idea what bare backing means...but heterosexuals have been very kind to homosexuals by using such terms as RIMMING (when we could have accurately and fairly said swirling ones tongue around the anal spinchtor muscle of another)...graciously saying golden SHOWER (when we could have fairly, accurately said peeing on someone)...saying FISTING (when we should have accurately and fairly said putting ones clenched hand into an unclean canal[?] of someone else)...i believe that the colloquial terms have been more than accurate, fair and by the way...factual and kind..this FILTHY activity continues while heterosexuals continue to get 90% of the bill for aids and hiv...much of which results from this sort of BEHAVIOR
posted on 08/29/2002 5:52:19 AM PDT
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