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Peter Montgomery wrote:
>
> My original comment, which I have long since aborted
> so I can't do a replay here, was simply a facetious
> aside; that it yanked such chains is to me a wonder.
>

It is very hard to detect when remarks on the women's movment are
facetious, since for 200 years remarks that _ought_ to have been
facetious were often made in deadly seriousness. You should have seen
some of the Victorian pornography my son dragged into the house when he
was a teenager. It's like some of the jokes in Stalin's speeches during
the 1938 purges.

Carrol