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    Quote Originally Posted by GrammarGoddess
    Understood.
    no really, that was a joke.... well i guess only the shadow knows.
    "The purpose of the new capitalism is to shoot the wounded." ~ Andy Grove, Chairman, Intel Corporation

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    Quote Originally Posted by senrik
    no really, that was a joke.... well i guess only the shadow knows.
    My Internet connection is driving me insane.......ARGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG GH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrammarGoddess
    My Internet connection is driving me insane.......ARGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG GH!
    check your ethernet drivers.... scandisk won't help.
    "The purpose of the new capitalism is to shoot the wounded." ~ Andy Grove, Chairman, Intel Corporation

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    Quote Originally Posted by senrik
    check your ethernet drivers.... scandisk won't help.
    Scandisk was for the other computer. I think I broke that one for good perhaps.

    I cleaned out my cache and that seems to have helped.

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    Why is it there is a word for men that hate women 'Misogynist' but no word for women that hate men?

    and no, I'm not talking about a lesbian.
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    Quote Originally Posted by senrik
    Why is it there is a word for men that hate women 'Misogynist' but no word for women that hate men?

    and no, I'm not talking about a lesbian.
    Doesn't misogynist cover both? I thought a misogynist is one who dislikes all humanity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrammarGoddess
    Doesn't misogynist cover both? I thought a misogynist is one who dislikes all humanity.
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    One entry found for misogyny.
    Main Entry: mi·sog·y·ny
    Pronunciation: m&-'sä-j&-nE
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Greek misogynia, from misein to hate + gynE woman -- more at QUEEN
    Date: circa 1656
    : a hatred of women
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    Quote Originally Posted by senrik
    from www.m-w.com

    One entry found for misogyny.
    Main Entry: mi·sog·y·ny
    Pronunciation: m&-'sä-j&-nE
    Function: noun
    Etymology: Greek misogynia, from misein to hate + gynE woman -- more at QUEEN
    Date: circa 1656
    : a hatred of women
    I was thinking of misanthrope. I think the word for man-hater is bitter old maid?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GrammarGoddess
    I was thinking of misanthrope. I think the word for man-hater is bitter old maid?
    is that a word?
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    Quote Originally Posted by senrik
    is that a word?
    If it isn't it should be. Doesn't it flow nicely? Bitteroldmaid.

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