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exactly, i have female friends that make far worse joke like that, and male friends who are greatly bothered by them.

I would not have reacted as she did. I would have either ignored it or said something directly to them. But. . .I have male friends who are offended by discussions of some of the things that we females say. And when I'm around them, I'll tone it down a bit. Not completely, both sides compromise. . .I say a little less than I normally would and they tolerate a little more than they normally would.

Thats how most of I (female) and my friends would react too.

Everyone is different and to get along we all must understand and compromise.

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