[internetworkers] somewhat bizarre comment

Edward Wesolowski edwes at idisplay.com
Tue Sep 14 15:49:37 EDT 2004


 >please note that the comment was NOT written by me.
David: ...I don't  e v e n  want  to know how you came to find that comment;-)
Ed W

At 02:38 PM 9/14/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>hey everybody, this has nothing to do with nothing, but i happened upon it 
>recently and thought it quite interesting.  please note that the comment 
>was NOT written by me.
>--
>
>http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A12994-2004Sep10_2.html
>
>  Language Malfunction
>
>  As a practitioner of bondage, discipline and sadomasochistic practices 
> for 25 years, I am perplexed by the phrase "S&M-clad," which is how Frank 
> Ahrens chose to describe Janet Jackson's dancers in the infamous 
> MTV-produced Super Bowl halftime show [Business, Sept. 4]. "S&M" is not a 
> style of dress but the acceptance of a set of sexual fetish activities as 
> "normal" and "healthy" when performed appropriately.
>
>  Would dancers acceptable to fundamentalist Christians have been called 
> "missionary-clad"?
>
>  -- David Phillips
>
>Arlington
>
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