mat catastrophe: So, yea. The word has a definite masculine context that has no place in the world today. Sorry, dudes, the patriarchy train is real and it needs to be taken out.
Cerwin3302: Are they dropping the use of woman as well?
Honest Bender: For fark's sake... Go take a freakin' language class, lady. There is nothing gender specific about the word Freshman. Just because it contains the letters M A and N in that order doesn't mean it's referring to men.Maybe next time, before you step up in front of the entire country and make an ass out of yourself, you'll take a few minutes to study up on the etymology of the word.
Nick Nostril: "Poor bastards" is shorter yet.
nmemkha: "Future Wage Slaves" has nice ring.
Want the rest of the Farking story? Try
More threads. More community. More Farking.
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Dec 18 2017 04:53:04
Runtime: 0.411 sec (410 ms)