[Ads-l] Predatory sexual behavior is out; patriarchalism remains

Berson@att.net Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Oct 9 11:22:53 EDT 2016


Before "our wives," or instead of?  If the latter, I apologize.

Joel
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------ Original message------From: Jonathan LighterDate: Sun, Oct 9, 2016 9:01 AMTo: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU;Subject:Re: [ADS-L] Predatory sexual behavior is out; patriarchalism remains
"Our women" came first.I heard it yesterday and heard it again about ten minutes before I posted.JLOn Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 8:56 AM, Joel Berson  wrote:> Nothing is real, all is excerpts.>> When I wrote in the wee hours, I was using a newspaper quotation of what> Romney said, surrounded by the required marks.  I have just seen and heard> Romney's statement, where he says "our wives, our daughters, our> granddaughters".   (And his tweet -- necessarily an excerpt -- is different> from both.)>>> But what I heard was also just an excerpt; I know I had heard more> yesterday or Friday, but do not recall it exactly.  Did he say "our women"> before "our wives"?>>> And does an LDS church member need "women" when "wives" are sufficient?>> Joel>>>       From: Jonathan Lighter >  To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>  Sent: Sunday, October 9, 2016 8:09 AM>  Subject: Re: [ADS-L] Predatory sexual behavior is out; patriarchalism> remains>> More appositely, he referred first to "our women.">> JL>> On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 12:35 AM, Joel Berson  wrote:>> > Mitt Romney, an LDS churchman, condemns Trump's "condoning assault" on> > "our wives and daughters".  A number of other Republican politicians have> > responded similarly to Trump's language about and behavior toward "their"> > women.> >> > Joel> >> >> > ------------------------------------------------------------> > The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org> >>>>> --> "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth.">> ------------------------------------------------------------> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------> The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org>-- "If the truth is half as bad as I think it is, you can't handle the truth."------------------------------------------------------------The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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