Day: 2007-08-16

Boffins wa-hey!

So what is the difference between a Boffin and a Wonk? Is it merely that “wonk” is a USAnism and “boffin” is a Britishism? Or is it to do with scholarly rigor – wonks are fascinated but waffle (or at… Read More ›

Double standards

Jessica of Feministing is asking for input regarding sexist double standards – e.g. sexually active men are studs, sexually active women are whores. Sexist double standards are going to be the subject of her next book, and she wants to… Read More ›