Column: Have women achieved foul-language equality?


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The recent brief dust-up (let’s hope it’s brief) over Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland’s use of the F word as an epithet aimed at the European Union does highlight the dramatic change of culture in women in public life, including the highest ranks of the government.

While this is a scene that always has been dominated by men, more and more women are breaking through the vaunted glass ceiling to assume important roles in public and corporate affairs.

In the process, however, the traditional reserve in language and attitude when women are present is slipping away.

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