Bradley, Beth M Beth.M.Bradley at UWSP.EDU
Fri Nov 12 18:13:58 UTC 1999

I am in college.  Now and in high school, my friends and I have used
"chick", when we are talking amongst ourselves.  We do not take offense to
it.  Many other women do, though, and some men are surprised that we use the
What is it about "chick" that is offensive to some people?

-Beth Bradley

-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Kysilko [mailto:pds at VISI.COM]
Sent: Friday, November 12, 1999 1:41 AM
Subject: Chick

Further evidence of the rehabilitation of "chick":

The cover story of the Fall 1999 issue of the Carleton College alumni
magazine tells of a young alumna who took a crew of high school girls from
SF to Baja and back on a schooner.  The title of the article is "Moby

  Tom Kysilko        Practical Data Services
  pds at       Saint Paul MN USA

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