Friday, October 29, 2021

Language and reality …

… First Slowly, Then Quickly - Taki's Magazine - Taki's Magazine. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

Did the writer of the article use the term penis-containing partner spontaneously, or was it the end result of a serious deliberation, either on his part or that of the editor, as to what term would cause the least trouble with the intimidatory lobby that has, in the words of Rudyard Kipling, come up like thunder ’crost the bay, though in this case not from China? (In fact, how they must be laughing in China at this further evidence of Western decadence.)

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