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Don't You Dare Open a Door for Me!

Lance8762 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 8:27 AM
I go out of my way, bend over backwards, fall over my feet in an attempt to be FIRST, to open a door, pick up a fallen object, hold a chair for seating, etc., etc., for women. I get a thrill out of being created a chauvinist, macho, 100% male, to serve, protect, and provide for a woman. OORAH! (Anytime one, or ALL of the staff members at "Psych for Wm Qrtly" want to arm wrestle, I'll go along with the long as she remains quiet, and gets that sandwich she was told to make!) ;)
CVN65 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 8:36 AM
Thanks ahole. Funniest post I've read in a while. SPEW alert next time! Now I have to clean my keyboard. ooorahh!
sunspotbaby Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:49 PM
Lance8762 can't help himself because he is (or was) CLEARLY a proud member of MarineCorps!!! OOORAH I spent a couple of months in a program with members of all the armed forces and those Marine guys were the most respectful dudes i ever met. i almost joined the Marines myself, but was a little intimidated so joined another branch (who shall remain anonmyous here) but in retrospect, am thinking i would have been a helluva lot safer with the Marines. I now shout out theh OOORAH everytime i see one. luv ya lance!

Chivalry is back in the news. The always-alert Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute draws our attention to an item in the Psychology of Women Quarterly. A new study on what the authors are pleased to call "benevolent sexism" (which, as Murray translates, seems to mean gentlemanly behavior) found that both women and men are happier when men behave like gentlemen.

This being a sociological publication, though, the findings are not written in English, but rather in academic argot. It's full of sentences like this: "A structural equation model revealed that benevolent sexism was positively associated with diffuse...

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