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Things Women Hear at Linux Events

I have a few questions about Linux in general. Is there somebody here that can answer a couple questions for me?

Are you here by yourself?

You use Linux? Well, good for you!

After you're done helping her, can you answer a question for me? (Spoken over the head of a woman volunteer at an installfest, to the person she's teaching to install Linux.)

We only have men's extra-large shirts...but here you go, you can wear it as a nightshirt.

We need some more coffee over here.

Are you in marketing?

—Don Marti

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Doc Searls is Senior Editor of Linux Journal

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