“This report is like a bikini. What it is showing is interesting; what is beneathbthe cover is crucial.”

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Gross, there are so many idioms like this that went from commonplace to totally tone deaf, in the span of just a few years. “Open the kimono,” “presentation length should be like a skirt - long enough to cover the essentials but short enough to be interesting” etc on and on and on.

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I mean, they were all pretty funny (and I’m a feminist leaning female), but to me it’s interesting that those kinds of idioms went from “colorful” to “wildly inappropriate” so quickly.

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To colleague having a baby: “ are you expecting a snow shoveler or a dishwasher?”

Wrong in so many ways

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Yeah I do both

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Was once in a disagreement with a PM and she was saying I was “double teaming” her 😳

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Mansplaining? I was referring to the sexual term as I know nothing about sportsball.

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I think this is taken from a review of a mathematical article or similar; I feel confident I’ve seen it on r/math.

"Let's go at this open kimono,"

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