A Quark of A Different Spin. (adameros) wrote,
A Quark of A Different Spin.
adameros

It's interesting how sngle word terms for strong willed women often have two means, and one of those means will be very positive and the other very negative. Like todat "Word of the Day":

virago: an ill-tempered, overbearing woman; also, a woman of great strength and courage.

This seems to be a gender specific occurence. Male terms like "dick" are always negative. But I have often heard the term "bitch" used in a positive way. (Though, the term "cunt", suprisingly, is still considered a universally negative term, even after all the years The Vagina Monologs have been trying to rehabilitate the word.)

Anyway, I saw the word of the day and was reminded of many conversations in the past concerning gender.
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