Tagged with language and gender

2.1.2013

2.1.2013

WARNING(?) This post talks about human anatomy–in a decidedly un-sexy way. I was watching 100 Days of Summer the other night–there is a scene in the middle of the movie where the two main characters are sitting on a picnic blanket in the middle of a crowded park in L.A.. Summer, the female protagonist–not the … Continue reading

1.22.13

1.22.13

Last night I had a dream that I was giving a talk in front of a large group of women. I don’t know the topic of the talk, but there I was, on the stage of a hundred person lecture hall droning-on, on. . .Oh yeah, I was also shaving my armpits. Guess I was … Continue reading

1.15.13

1.15.13

Robin Lakoff is the man. My sister likes to say that to me when I’ve done something great (or even just OK); she drops her voice and it usually ends up sounding like “You duh maaaaan, Molly!” and she makes some caricatured, masculine gestures to accompany it (flexes her biceps, furrows her brow, fist-pumps, and … Continue reading