Monday, February 25, 2008

Loaded words

Is there a phrase more heavily laden with condescending sexism than "your pretty little head" (usually preceded by some variant of "don't worry")? It's like fiction shorthand for "sexist jackass," kind of like how kicking puppies is shorthand for "evil."


Steven said...

I don't know where you are, but 'round here kicking puppies is shorthand for "Awesome"!

SallyP said...

Hah! I've actually been told that, and the grinding sound you could hear was my teeth.