The beginning of a life-long pattern of disregard for women

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Today on my way to work I was determined to find a seat after my L’Enfant Plaza transfer so that I could continue reading my book. Three boys, age 12 or so, were sitting one behind the other, each taking up two seats. I sat down next to one of the boys and began to read, when he said to his friends, “Hey look, I have a little bitch.” How can a 12-year old boy talk like this??? Is this an instance of a little boy trying to impress his friends, or the beginning of a life-long pattern of disregard for women and callous language?
Location: Green Line Near L’Enfant Plaza
Time of harassment: Morning Rush Hour (5A-9:30A)
Submitted by Anonymous 
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2 Responses

  1. Lorraine
    | Reply

    And what did you do about it? Nothing?

  2. Anonymous
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    After giving him the much practiced version of my mother’s death stare, I would have politely informed him that, in fact, no, he had a BIG BITCH and he’d better watch his mouth if he ever wanted to use it again.

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