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post #36 of Old 04-25-2013
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Re: Is Sailing Sexist?

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Originally Posted by Melrna View Post
As discussed to ad-nausea on most boats there are pink and blue duties.
As much as I would like to think this isn't in our DNA ...

A local Subway sandwich shop just hired a bunch of new young people for the spring/summer season and I overheard two conversations there about work assignments. It only took a week before the young men were washing dishes, cleaning bathrooms, and taking trash out and the young women were working the cash registers and interacting with customers. Does it have to be that way ? I'd like to believe it doesn't, but I'm not so sure.

What are you pretending not to know ?

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