Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Re: a.t.t-p FAQL supplement
From: email@example.com (Michael Lee)
Date: 1990-11-11, 18:30
In article firstname.lastname@example.org (Jym Dyer) writes:
>> >> 9. Why was Donna acting slutty for a few episodes?
> >|C|ouldn't we find a better word than "slutty" here? It has such
> >`-' negative connotations, and as it is rarely used to describe
> > the actions of men, it comes across as pretty sexist. (Nobody
> > has called Ben Horne a "slut.")
It was (I assume) intentionally negative. Because she's toned down a little
it seems that it was just to make sure she didn't lose James, but I think
"slutty" is a fairly accurate description for her behavior in the jail.
Would you have been as offended if we went and called Ben Horne a dick?
(I apologize for being a little explicit.)
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