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    People are so sensitive


    LOS ANGELES — A county official has asked computer and video equipment vendors to consider eliminating the terms "master" and "slave" from equipment because they may be considered offensive.

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,104232,00.html

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    Good.

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    Your really testing my new 'no more political comment' resolution that's not even a day old!

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    In fact the ignorance of people like that offends me. I think I'll sue.


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    Or go on Dr Phil and process the feelings it raises

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    Do these people actually stay awake at night looking at the ceiling and pondering about what they can complain about next?

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    Funny!

    Next system you buy, you might see Primary & Secondary instead.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Ian @ EYIProducts:
    Funny!

    Next system you buy, you might see Primary & Secondary instead.

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    Yikes!

    Then you'd have a primary primary, primary secondary, secondary primary, and secondary secondary....


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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Next system you buy, you might see Primary & Secondary instead.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    How about Mistress and Gimp?

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    Maybe there should be a dominatrix in there somewhere...

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    Don't get me started...

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    Boss / Worker

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    The really sad part is they will probably change it!

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Blizz93cw:
    The really sad part is they will probably change it!<HR></BLOCKQUOTE> I think they already have. It'll take about 50 years for electrical engineers to stop using a perfectly normal term though - and perhaps a couple of decades to change the perfectly acceptable text books...

    Next up? Perhaps people named Jack will be upset about being accused of being car jackers and we'll all have "ratcheted vehicle plane differential devices" in our trunks...

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Ian @ EYIProducts:
    Funny!

    Next system you buy, you might see Primary & Secondary instead.

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    I find the term secondary quite offensive. As someone who went to secondary school in the late 70's, I surely don't want to be constantly reminded of the pain and suffering I went through during that period.

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