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Old December 23rd, 2010, 3:11 am
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Re: Feminism: Definitions and Opinions

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Originally Posted by MmeBergerac View Post
I lke the formula "Ladies and Gentlemen", and I don't think it's wrong at all. It's, as you've posted, a corteous way of adressing a mixed group of adults. What I can't stand is the overuse of that and other formulas. If you hear a politician giving a speech in Spain you'll surely hear something like:

Amigos y amigas, os aseguro que todos y todas los diputados y diputadas y los ministros y ministras trabajamos para que todos y todas los ciudadanos y ciudadanas...
żEn serio? Your politicians talk like that? Wow. That's just... overboard. And here I thought ancient texts were repetitive.


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