[WikiEN-l] So, why do we provide porn?

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 10:52:46 UTC 2008

On 22/02/2008, The Mangoe <the.mangoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Um, yeah. Just this morning I was trying to fix up something involving
> insect mouth parts, and in clicking on "Labium", I was treated to a
> full color photo of female genitalia, up close and personal. There are
> a lot of booby-trapped links like that; one wonders how many
> ordinarily innocent phrases lead to similar surprises because the
> sexual fetish community-- and therefore Wikipedia-- has co-opted the
> phrase.

I think describing human anatomy as part of a sexual fetish is perhaps
going a little too far!

(This does pose an interesting question about disambiguation and
primary use of names, and perhaps suggest we ought to do a little
discreet reshuffling of articles, but otherwise...)

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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