[Commons-l] Fwd: [Gendergap] Photo of the Day on Wikimedia Commons

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Mon May 16 19:17:47 UTC 2011

> On 05/16/2011 11:57 AM, Chris McKenna wrote:
>> Nor is it the mission of Commons to pander to the sensibilitites, no
>> matter how common (and outside the US they really aren't at all)
> "Pander" is a word doesn't in the least bit describe what anyone is
> suggesting or in fact doing.  "(and outside the US they really aren't at
> all)" is a factual error.
> (Sensibilities are not common in Australia? Britain? Canada? Japan?
> China? India? Indonesia? Turkey? Egypt? ...? )
> Cary

Actually, he is using pander correctly to describe our exaggerated
attention to this matter at the demand of a small group of people.

The world wide audience is another matter.


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