Over on the AntiFeminism subreddit, some of the regulars are getting royally pissed-off at the dictionary — or at least at Dictionary.com — for not defining “feminism” as a movement of anti-male hatred.
“Bruh… ” wrote MangoAway17,
dictionary.com seriously thinks that feminism is simply advocating equality for women, and not a men-hating group
He posted this snippet from the Dictionary.com page on “female chauvinism.”
Naturally MangoAway17’s colleagues on the subreddit found it outrageous that Dictionary.com would define feminism as anything other than a form of female chauvinism.
“Taking control of language,” complained 40moreyears. “This is really starting to become dystopian.”
Yes, how dare the dictionary try to have any influence over how words are defined and used!
(By the way, every other dictionary I found online has a virtually identical definition of “feminist; it’s not that Dictionary.com is some weird outlier on this.)
Meanwhile, over on the Men’s Rights subreddit, there’s a guy there who’s pig-biting mad at the Spanish language — or at least the way the language is used by Spanish-speaking feminists.
“I just like how cultish hispanic feminists sound when reffering to themselves,” sniffed Man-akle.
Instead of using “Las mujeres” (plural) they decided it sounded cooler to use “La mujer” (singular). Even though its not gramatically incorrect, it’s often used to hide blantant misandry from their sentences.
Clearly there is nothing worse than “blantant” misandry.
For example, instead of saying “Los hombres oprimen a las mujeres” (The men oppress the women) they use “El hombre oprime a la mujer” (The man oppresess the woman). Its almost like if you have to imagine a singular case for your bullshit to make sense it doesnt make sense at all.
I’m not sure it’s the feminists who are having trouble making sense.
It’s also kind of mean to brainwash, too. If you were an unstable teenage girl and i came and said “Hey, look, the woman is strong, join my cause!” you would likely at least look up to it.
Huh. I’m a little confused by his claim here, but then again I’m not an unstable teenage girl. If there are any unstable teenage girls reading this, let me know if he’s making any sense. Gracias!
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