New Internationalist

The language of gender

Issue 390
emasculation
n. irrational fear of the colour pink.
gender gap
n. distance between husband and wife – in certain societies about five metres behind.
his-and-hers
n. mathematical term denoting 70:30 split.
manly
adj. descriptive of someone who only cries at sporting events.
oxymoron
n. honour killing.

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