Re: [gardeners] Re: Forms of Address"

Catharine Vinson (
Thu, 2 Jul 1998 13:52:05 +0000

Allen wrote:

> I have attempted to open doors for several flamming femanists
> who resented it and told me so in very clear terms that I was demeaning them and
> implying that they couldn't make their way in the world without a mans help. I
> appoligised for the offense.

These females  are/were hiding behind "feminism" as an excuse for 
unforgivably bad manners. You owed them no apology; that you offered one 
shows that your Great Grandmother did a fine job rearing you.