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Whore

Whore

1. To have unlawful sexual intercourse; to practice lewdness.

2. To worship false and impure gods.

Origin: cf. Icel. Hra. See whore.

A woman who practices unlawful sexual commerce with men, especially one who prostitutes her body for hire; a prostitute; a harlot.

Synonym: harlot, courtesan, prostitute, strumpet.

Origin: oe. Hore, AS. Hre; akin to D. Hoer, hoere, g. Hure, OHG. Huora, huorra, Icel. Hra, dan. Hore, Sw. Hora, goth. Hrs an adulterer, AS. Hr adultery, OHG. Huor, and probably to L. Carus dear. Cf. Charity.


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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

... inspiration.. Again, thank you. Lessons have been learned... And to answer this thread, No! It is not okay to call anybody, scientists or not, a whore. And the website does not endorse discrimination. Apologies have been sent and released out of good intention. With or without this incident, ...

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by honee_v
Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:05 am
 
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Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

I never blamed her for being called a whore, I blamed her for the delay in our team's response. That's a difference. And I blamed the anonymous users here, who registered just two days ago from being out of their mind. If they could, they would ...

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 15, 2013 8:26 am
 
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

Interesting to see that people are prepared to go through the registration process to post on this blog entry. It is never OK to call anyone a whore - let alone someone who politely rejected a request to post on your website. This is the only thread, discussion that I will ever be part of on ...

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by trisha11
Tue Oct 15, 2013 4:53 am
 
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Re: Apology to DNLee

... bitter. For a representative of a professional scientific 'questions and answers' website to refer to a woman in the scientific community as a whore (or just in general and regardless of her credentials in my opinion), is an extremely offensive act. To refer to a Black woman in the scientific ...

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by BTWay
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:22 pm
 
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Re: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?

Really, it is never OK to call a scientist or other professional a whore. Shame on you.

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by vlodko62
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:48 pm
 
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Topic: When is it okay to call a scientist a whore?
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