June 2015

“Calling out the jerks among us”

Posted on Jun 19, 2015

When I was much younger, still a university student entering the real world, I worked with a woman (now one of my best friends) who had this very odd habit. When someone would start to tell a joke, she would listen quietly and then, depending on how it started, say, “Is this joke racist or sexist? Because if it is, I don’t want to hear it.” And she...

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