Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby brynpoeth » 18 Oct 2018, 9:58pm

Surely the asa should be dealing with car adverts :?
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Oct 2018, 8:39am

Solution! :!:

Promote "Mansize" tissues as the only thing that can cope with man-flu.... :mrgreen:
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby Drake » 19 Oct 2018, 9:10am

What about man hole covers.
Or man flu. The !list seems endless. :D

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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby [XAP]Bob » 19 Oct 2018, 9:25am

Man flu is nothing, they threatened to close the airports for bird flu
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby Psamathe » 20 Oct 2018, 12:32pm

al_yrpal wrote:https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/17/kleenex-ditch-mansize-tissues-gender-inequality-complaints/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_em

You really couldnt make it up ! No really……. :lol:

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Kimberly-Clark have announced why they are really dropping this product
http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2018/10/19/kleenex-admits-mansize-tissues-never-were-as-big-as-a-man/ wrote:KLEENEX ADMITS ‘MANSIZE TISSUES’ NEVER WERE AS BIG AS A MAN
A spokesperson for Kimberley-Clark, the manufacturers of Kleenex Mansize tissues, has denied that the company was giving in to ‘a consistent increase of complaints on gender concerns’ about the name of its tissue brand. The company insists scrapping the ‘Mansize’ branding from its tissue boxes had nothing to do with sexism but it was mainly because the tissues are nothing like the size of a man, not even a very small one, unless he is about 15 metres away, but then the shape would still be all wrong.

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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby landsurfer » 20 Oct 2018, 12:56pm

However ...
" Sam Smethers, chief executive at feminist campaign group, the Fawcett Society, praised the move, saying: "Rebranding mansized tissues is not to be sneezed at. "
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby 661-Pete » 20 Oct 2018, 4:34pm

Not so sure, this whole story may be a tissue of lies...
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby landsurfer » 20 Oct 2018, 9:38pm

661-Pete wrote:Not so sure, this whole story may be a tissue of lies...


At least their thinking outside the box .............
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby brynpoeth » 20 Oct 2018, 9:51pm

Not sure whether to laugh or cry, in either case I need Big Tissues :wink:
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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby PH » 20 Oct 2018, 9:58pm

I'm surprised no one has picked up on the womxn story
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45810709


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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby 661-Pete » 21 Oct 2018, 11:12pm

pete75 wrote:http://newsthump.com/2018/10/19/ladybirds-forced-to-rebrand-after-sexism-complaints/

Ladybirds, eh? Or I should say, "non-gender-specific-person-birds"? The little perishers will have taken wing long before I've got my tongue around that word!

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Re: Gender inequality or political correctness gone mad!!!

Postby 661-Pete » 21 Oct 2018, 11:15pm

PH wrote:I'm surprised no one has picked up on the womxn story
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45810709

I always thought the word was "woperchild". Perhaps I'd better check with the Personagepersonst. Or should I say, "Perchildseniorityperchildt"?
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