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Men And Women Using Different Words

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I find this odd but I keep noticing it, and being a man am noticing what women say that men don't rather than vice versa, I assume that there are examples of both.

Ones I've noticed:

Yummy - of food but also 'yummy mummy'. The nearest male equivalent would be 'yum', never 'yummy'.

Figure - of a woman's body. A man would say 'great body' but not 'great figure'.

Boobs - I don't really need to run through the many alternatives do I?

Bum - less black and white but certainly more used by women, men tend to use the four letter word beginning with a that gets asterixed by the swear filter.

Three out of the four relate to what were called in my biology class 'secondary sexual characteristics' so could be put down to coyness about your own body, but I can't think of a reason for 'yummy'.

There are also the words used to describe attractive men (hunk, dish) which (most) men don't use for obvious reasons.

It's this sort of differential use of words combined with other things - women in general use more exclamation marks, but Mr Pin is an exception to that rule - that means I usually know if a man or a woman has written a lengthy newspaper article even if there is no by-line.

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Women generally reach greater emotional heights and lows in their reactions than men. You'll rarely see a man gush over something or them actually bouncing in sheer excitement. This difference is one of the things I find absolutely charming about my wife it is so easy to get a genuine reaction out of her (either good or bad) - and she seems to actually thrive on it.

Regarding yummy, men are generally more taciturn and economical with their speech. If something can be shortened to give the same meaning they will. Yummy also allows you to linger longer on the emotional response so again perhaps not surprising it appeals more to women than men.

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Women may spend more time talking to children, [and men!], thus their more frequent slips into baby talk can be explained! Dons TFH and takes cover. :wacko:

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Women may spend more time talking to children, [and men!], thus their more frequent slips into baby talk can be explained! Dons TFH and takes cover. :wacko:

U OK hun? :))))))))))

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I've used all of those. Where do I hand in my man card?

Only used 'yummy' in the phrase 'yummy mummy'. ​

Do you wear a cravat and keep touching people's arms and saying "darling" and are you trying to qualify for gender reassignment surgery?

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Don`t talk to the wife. If she says anything to me I`m `like`...oh..ooh...ohoh .....oh....and then I keep quiet.

Sad I know but it keeps her off my back.....no point in talking.

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There was that #banbossy for girls thing a year back...Emma Watson adding her best acting voice to the campaign at the UN (LOL). Don't know why, If I or my friends hogged all the lego's or matchbox cars as kids, I or they would be told to stop being 'bossy', and we were boys (still are, actually)

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Well, I havent talked to her since before my "illness" which was 2 and a half years ago.

I live a life of ease whereas she works for the hell which is the NHS !!.

I'm surprised she hasn't cracked up. From reading field reports on Married Red Pill, repeated lack of validation/conversation etc. from the husband has their wife going crazier than the Tom Hanks character on Castaway.

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Well (John51)....

Yes, the wife is having treatment for mental problems.

An example of my wifes conversation is as follows....

Oh..have you used all of those Christmas stamps? (Ignoring the fact that there are 6 left in plain sight))

I grunted.

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How about looking a step up from words: how we socialise.

Men socialise by insulting each other, but don't really mean it.

Women socialise by complimenting each other, but don't mean it either.

Means we really can't treat each other as equals. If men treat a woman as they would other men, the woman (or, if she's a good sport and accepts it, the Politically Correct feminists on her behalf) will get outraged at the bullying, victimisation, and harassment. And if women treat men as they would other women, the men will either be mildly uncomfortable and clam up, or see it as a come-on.

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