Mullins, Bill CIV (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Fri Jan 31 14:32:19 UTC 2014


> Fair enough, but the suffix "-free" in this case seems a little creepy.  As
> though to gloat, "Thank God I don't have any of those little brats!" (Cf.
> "germ-free.")

Some of the childfree people on the internet do gloat.  They refer to parents as breeders, and kids as germ-laden sprogs who tie you down.

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