Travis, 1998). The 'cw' prefix can be traced back to the Indo-European 'gwen which also influenced the Greek 'gune' and 'gunaikos the Sumerian 'gagu and the feminine/vaginal prefix 'gyn'. Patrick Strudwick praises Bint Magazine for "reclaiming the term "bint" from the huge slag heap of misogynist smears and turning it into something fabulous" (2004). In that newspaper, Mark Lawson wrote a cover-story titled Is It OK To Use The C-Word Now? Philip Rawson cites the ancient Chinese belief that vaginas were "executioners of men" (1968). I expected that the c-word would follow suit, but it hasn't" (Anthony Barnes, 2006). Andrew Sisson, in his essay Is French A Sexist Language?: Doing Cunteries In France, discusses the Gallic ubiquity of 'con "In France nowadays, it is fashionable to call everybody a 'cunt'.
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It does not stop for them. Furthermore, women seem to use 'cunt' only in reference to other women, whereas men use it primarily in reference to women: cunt' would seem to remain a word that men mostly use to or about women. The comic strip Dave Snooty And His Pals featured a discussion on the c-word (2010 "DON'T mention THE 'C' word!" "cuts?" "NO - cuties!". The poem Cunt Cuntry (2001) by Alix Olson (who refers to herself as "Jane Hancunt has a similar theme to the cuntlovin' and cunt-power manifestos discussed above. The aim was to construct child Sleep Disorders: Is Your Child at Risk? a slogan that was both as offensive and as succinct as possible; by appropriating our culture's most revered icon (Jesus) and equating it with our greatest taboo cunt they achieved their goal. The writer, Janet Watts, introduces Faithfull as a woman who is not afraid to speak her mind: "She used not to read what people wrote, because she got to believe it: now, she's easy about it, relaxing into words I think she thinks I can't.
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