Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Sep 9 13:46:19 UTC 2008

A member of the public just told a Fox news interviewer that he likles Gov. Palin because "She has charismo" [...moU].
Eight thousand Raw Googlits, though possibly not a lot in this sense.
I now see that "charisma" is sexist when applied to women because "ma" is a disrespectful term for "mother."  Am switching immediately.

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