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Don't You Dare Open a Door for Me!

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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