One for the ladies

One for the ladies

This is a discussion on One for the ladies within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Got this in an e-mail. We "guys" are the butt of the joke, it's true enough to have to laugh. I think it's an older ...

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    One for the ladies

    Got this in an e-mail. We "guys" are the butt of the joke, it's true enough to have to laugh.

    I think it's an older joke too.

    A Spanish teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike
    >English, nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine.
    >"House" for instance, is feminine: "la casa."
    >"Pencil," however, is masculine: "el lapiz."
    >A student asked, "What gender is 'computer'?"
    >Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups,
    >male and female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether"computer"
    >should be a masculine or a feminine noun.
    >Each group was asked to give four reasons for its recommendation.
    >The men's group decided that "computer" should definitely be of the
    >feminine gender ("la computadora"), because:
    >1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic;
    >2. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is
    >incomprehensible to everyone else;
    >3. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible
    >later retrieval; and
    >4. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half
    >your paycheck on accessories for it.
    >The women's group, however, concluded that computers should be Masculine
    >("el computador"), because:
    >1. In order to do anything with them, you have to turn them on;
    >2. They have a lot of data but still can't think for themselves;
    >3. They are supposed to help you solve problems, but half the time they ARE
    >the problem; and
    >4. As soon as you commit to one, you realize that if you had waited a
    >little longer, you could have gotten a better model.
    >The women won.
    "fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen." [Warren v. District of Columbia,(D.C. Ct. of Ap., 1981)]
    If I have to explain it, you wouldn't understand

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    Go ladies LOL!

    My computer has been ''snipped'' and so is neuter
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    I can see both points of view.
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    I like your solution, Chris............just neuter ("tutor") that little sucker......

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