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3/01/2006 01:03:00 PM | Timothy

A Great Response to a Letter to the Editors in the Free Press
Sir,

In regards to Danielle Strollo’s article, Title IX, I think it is important to point out that “wussy” is not a portmanteau of “woman” and “pussy,” but one of “wimp” and “pussy.” If Miss Strollo had any question as to the origins of this word she had access to a variety of sources ranging from Webster’s Dictionary to Fast Times at Ridgemont High.

Hopefully this is not indicative of a more pervasive problem regarding the researching of articles at the Dartmouth Free Press.

Sincerely,

Michael C. Russell ‘09

Mr. Russell,

In regards to your letter, I think it is important to point out that both Miss Strollo and I are women and do not appreciate being called “Sir.” If you had any question as to our sexes, you had access to sources ranging from the Free Press masthead to Facebook.com.

Hopefully this oversight is not indicative of your ability to read the Title IX article competently.

Sincerely,

Elizabeth R. Middleton ‘06

Editor in Chief



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