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Monday, August 10, 2009

Can I call you Belinda?

Can I call you Belinda? - Beyond The Commons Capital Read - Macleans.ca: "The first name basis on which we seem to be with most female politicians is an interesting point. Part of it probably has to do with little more than the fact that the lack of women in positions of political power makes female names all the more singular—you know who is being discussed when someone mentions Belinda or Ruby, there’d be more possibility of confusion if we talked about Michael or Stephen."

I call my MP Dr. Fry.

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