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Weekly Roundup: So Long, Sexism

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So Long, Sexism: This week, we feature five stories of employees dealing with (and often overcoming) sexist remarks from customers!

  1. The Estrogen Empire Strikes Back:
    A sexist fast food customer faces women in power–everywhere!
  2. The Land Of Milk And Money:
    Don’t have a cow, man–ladies understand farming, too.
  3. Cross-Platform Chromosomes:
    Games may be platform-specific, but video gamers are gender neutral!
  4. Now Accepting Immigrants From Femmerica:
    News flash from Bigotland: half of America ain’t American.
  5. The Spice Girls Have A Lot To Answer For:
    Yes, “Ladies go first”–except when they’re cutting in line!

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The Time Traveler’s Strife

| Provo, UT, USA | Extra Stupid

Me: “Thank you for calling [bookstore]. This is [name], how can I help you?”

Customer: “I’d like to order 20 copies of [title].”

(I look it up.)

Me: “I’m sorry sir, it looks like that book is out of print.”

Customer: “It can’t be out of print! I have a copy of it right here in my hand!”