"***** On A Power Trip"

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  1. Nick

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    This news from SkyReport is satellite related --well, sort of...
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  2. Richard King

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    Can't I leave comments about working AND women? :D
     
  3. Nick

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    Deign to have a go at it, old chap! :alterhase
     
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    I've worked for great woman bosses and I've worked for bitches. And I've worked for great men bosses and I've worked for bastids. Gender is not the issue - I prefer working for a good manager, period.
     
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    Especially when you consider that female dogs and being born outside of wedlock are traditional words when not used as curses... interesting that one would be censored and the other not!
     
  6. James Long

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    Given a choice, both words would be banned. :D
     
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    Thanks, Nick. That sounds like it could be an interesting read. I'm adding Carly Fiorina's new book to my Christmas list as I suspect she has some interesting insights (to say the least).

    John
     
  8. Nick

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    Correction From SkyReport:
     
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    Well I normally wouldn't use either in polite company, but since one was the title of the book/thread, I used it and was trying to make a similar comparison for men.

    Sorry if I offended anyone.

    -Sel
     
  10. Nick

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    No offense, Selenna (obviously), but I'd much rather work for a woman whom others
    may consider to be a biatch, than for a man who is a certified "bastid". I've been in
    both situations, and it was the 'bastid' who caused me to have to go for counseling.

    In the case of the 'bastid', my fantasies involved an AK-47 and a bullet-riddled body
    flying out of an upper-story window. :bonk1: :bonk1:

    while the more benign fantasies involving my femalian boss involved flowers, candy
    and cases of diet cokes. :sure:
     
  11. James Long

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    It seems that one title reflects more on the parents than the person.

    The one is calling a person a female dog - generally directed at females who are mean (act like dogs) or too agressive. Perhaps those who treat themselves like animals also "earn" the title.

    The other is commenting on the marital status of one's parents. Not something that the person can control in any way and in today's society not as taboo as it once was. There was once shame in having children out of wedlock - that has generally passed. In any case, it seems odd to call a child a name for something the parents did or didn't do.

    Given that, the second term would seem more rude.
     
  12. Nick

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    We all know what the words mean, and let me assure you they are not thought,
    written or spoken with the primary intent intent of insulting anyone's parentage.

    Stop overanalyzing, unless you want to examine the differences in meanings
    of "assure", "ensure" and "insure". :confused:
     
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    What "IS" the differance?:D
     
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