Monthly Archives: November 2011

Back(s)lash

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Sexually dimorphic behaviour in human shopping

You know, I was perfectly happy to believe that anecdotes and rumours around the differential shopping habits of different human sexes had about as much foundation in fact as…as…(he casts around frantically for a non-offensive analogy)…oh, the myth that walking … Continue reading

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Ptooff!

No, not a term descriptive of what will happen to a certain blogger-fanned spark of controversy about the publishing practices of a certain academic journal (as in: flash! and it’s gone [you hope!] {well, it’s his blog!}(shut up, you two, … Continue reading

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PCSpace!!

This should make everyone happier: You’d never think that all it took was two [ageist description redacted], sent shopping by the [genderist description redacted] of one to buy [genderist garment description redacted], to crack the [sizeist term redacted] discovery in … Continue reading

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Tale of a Story

Like all good stories, this also begins with “Once upon a time….” Once upon a time, quite recently, two middle-aged men went shopping for some little girls’ knickers. They failed in their quest. They returned to the home of one … Continue reading

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