Others please take note. This is how an apology is done – regret and responsibility. No “if people were offended” bullshit where the responsibility for outrage is weaselled from the perpetrator(s) to those who call it out.
So many terrible, terrible attributes we have – oh the shame! Discovered by David Futrelle at man boobz, who reads MRA/MGTOW sites so that you don’t have to:
There must have been a glitch in my wiring then, somehow I got the ‘male’ wiring and I am obviously an affront to nature or at least to motherhood. I don’t want to be a ‘house-wife’ and I think that is a pretty awful term with a nasty stereotype “what did you do all day?” attached and doesn’t reflect the reality of unpaid work whether you have children or not. ‘Working mother’ is a tautology, because it doesn’t matter whether you are paid or unpaid you are still working. Bloody hard I might add.
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader. Please leave your own interesting links in comments.
This is a repost: first published March 30, 2006 as Hepburn and Mephistopheles (before I’d got into the Friday Hoyden habit). I’ve taken this opportunity to correct my original misspelling of her given name, and I’m very happy that the website I snarked on then still exists for you to … enjoy.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
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