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Old 04-29-2019, 03:43 PM   #16
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It was was nickname in college. I've used it in forums since forums were invented. (Ironically, the internet wasn't really a 'thing' when I was in college. I was using a typewriter (albeit electric) when I was in college).

Many people mistakenly associate it with Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew", and almost immediately assume it denotes gender. This alone, I find hysterical.
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