However, we do not publish comments that have absolutely nothing to do with the articles in question — such as when they try to advertise payday loans, T-shirts and handbag sales — because we do not give away our advertising for free. For us, those are all scams.
More than anything, we do not publish profanity, so I am answering the comment of “ANON” in my personal column, always with the approval of our editor, who is a very refined lady.
Anon was commenting about my series of articles, “Exposing injustice, step by step.” I always believe that if a person has something to say, he or she should always have the dignity to use his or her true name.
I wondered if this person was using ANON as an abbreviation for anonymous, or using it to convey another meaning altogether. Maybe something that could be construed as “very small,” or, as a Greek definition, a dwarf. There are lots of mental dwarfs in this world.
Personally, I don’t pay much attention to profanity because there are many people out there using such unacceptable language all the time that you would think they have developed that mental condition called coprolalia (loosely translated as “dirty mouth”).
If “anon” is a male using foul language to address a woman, he could never, ever be called a real “man.” It takes a lot to be a man. A man is not a human body with a bell hanging between two walls (meaning his legs). A real man knows how to be honest with great integrity and with respect.
If “anon” is a female using foul language, very unfortunately we need to accept the fact that there are very many women, but very few can be called LADIES.
Competing in a man’s world is not easy, but we can always show that we are ladies.
By the way, if I lowered myself to your level, ANON, I would say “the same to you.” I wanted to wish you something very nice that started with the letters F and U, but I couldn’t find such an appropriate word.
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Perly Viasmensky is the General Manager of the Las Vegas Tribune. She writes a weekly column in this newspaper. To contact Perly Viasmensky, email her at pviasmensky@lasvegas tribune.com.