“You shouldn’t talk that way to women on the street!”

Location: 23rd & I, NW DC
Time: Daytime (9:30am-3:30pm)

I was walking up 23rd street approaching I st, outside the JBKO GW dorm and was passing by two young men. It was summer and I was in short shorts. One of them said something along the lines of, “Damn miss, if you don’t got a man, let me know!” I gave him a disgusted look and he said, “I was only joking!” I said, “You shouldn’t talk that way to women on the street.” He didn’t say anything else and I kept walking, fuming. I’m pretty proud of how I handled it.

Submitted on 7/18/12 by “Anonymous”

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One Response

  1. John B
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    He wasn’t joking. In jest much truth is said.

    He probably found you attractive and expressed his feelings in an inappropriate way.

    I like the way you handled the situation.

    Was the any socioeconomic, racial or other tension you did not describe?

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