Re: An observation about Yinkin

From: donald_at_ldfZMUg8UyXKTvTsOKTNCVV0wFkqf2nIGqRi4Pk0ZcIe5nVre9w2I4gQa89Kln1iVesNu
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 21:46:50 GMT

In message <> "valkoharja" writes:

>Naturally I forgot to mention that what inspired my musings were the
>comments in the HQ2 themed podcast where Yinkin was very pointedly
>referred to as The _Tom_cat, with no reference or thought to female

I suspect this is a language problem. The English language has no common female equivelent term to "Tom cat". The nearest is "Bitch in heat" which is very derogatory. So I can't think of a more inclusive wording.

Donald Oddy


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