Have you all noticed the prevalence of the usage of the
word douche bag in the popular media.
If a douche bag is a feminine hygiene product, why is it used to describe
people in general and men specifically who are inconsiderate
and self centered?
What exactly is idiot like, inconsiderate, self centered or moron like
about a feminine hygiene product?
The passive acceptance of the usage of the term is indicative of our
acceptance of the public dislike of vagina's. The loose usage of the
term reminds me of the passive acceptance of
the public hatred of femininity and women.
I don't call white tank tops wife beater I call them white tanks.
If I am in a real snarky mood I call them wife killers which
completly throws people off.
Why wife killers?
The majority of women killed in this country are murdered by
an intimate partner.
I would imagine that the term is derived from the stereotype of the beer
drinking man in rural America that beats his wife.
I will concede that this steroetype may be based in fact. However,
describing a t-shirt as a wife beater when most women murdered
are killed by their intimate partners is careless and perpetuates the
notion that hitting women (and people) expected and for that matter
Do you think about the words that you use?
Do you think more a bout the words that you use after reading
this old snarky blog?