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Re: gender blabla
betajet   3/21/2014 2:07:36 PM
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"Meadow muffins" is gender-neutral :-)

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Re: gender blabla
betajet   3/21/2014 2:01:20 PM
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cheapMonk wrote: ... second make STEM education fun (not just for girls but for boys too) ...

While instructors have varying ability to make a subject fun, exhilarating, deathy dull, or absolute agony, the fact will always be that different people find different things fun.  As a born engineer, I usually found math class to be great fun as did all the other members of my high school's math team.  OTOH, gym class was generally agony until I got to high school where you could pick the sport (I'm rather good at swimming, badmitton, and volleyball).

As Mr. Knightley says in Emma: "If the Westons think it worth while to be at all this trouble for a few hours of noisy entertainment I have nothing to say against it, but that they shall not choose pleasures for me."

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Re: gender blabla
Max The Magnificent   3/21/2014 1:57:16 PM
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@betajet: Why aren't you in the live online chat that's happening right now as we speak: http://www.eetimes.com/messages.asp?piddl_msgthreadid=44443

 

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Re: gender blabla
Max The Magnificent   3/21/2014 1:56:09 PM
@Betajet: What's the gender-neutral term for that?

Hmmm, I suppose Cow Poop is female, and Bull Shit is male ... how about Bovine Droppings? (but it does lose some of the flavor LOL)

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Re: gender blabla
betajet   3/21/2014 1:52:38 PM
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Max wrote: Of course, "pure bullshit" is a valid thought, I guess LOL

What's the gender-neutral term for that?  :-)

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Re: My favorite movie trivia question
Max The Magnificent   3/21/2014 1:47:20 PM
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@betajet: Here's a link to the answer

Frankly, that's a jolly good one!

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Re: My favorite movie trivia question
betajet   3/21/2014 1:45:37 PM
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Here's a link to the answer: imdb.com

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krisi   3/21/2014 12:10:38 PM
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:-)

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Re: gender blabla
Max The Magnificent   3/21/2014 11:51:43 AM
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@krisi: ...why would you encourage woman to do it?

To share the joy?

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Re: gender blabla
Max The Magnificent   3/21/2014 11:50:49 AM
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@krisi: Engineering is becoming a lousy profession...long hours, lots of stress...

But the main thing is that you are having fun and keeping your sense of humor LOL

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