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Thread: The electric multi-tester, more complicated than a vibrator/micro-tingler ?

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    Default The electric multi-tester, more complicated than a vibrator/micro-tingler ?

    Homebase are sexist it appears, with instructions for a multi-tester containing the exhoration that its so simple a woman could use it. lts not quite an angle-grinder or air-hammer but its complexity would *possibly* test our fragile abilities : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ukne...ld-use-it.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by dot View Post
    Homebase are sexist it appears, with instructions for a multi-tester containing the exhoration that its so simple a woman could use it. lts not quite an angle-grinder or air-hammer but its complexity would *possibly* test our fragile abilities : Sexism row over store boast that a product was so simple even a woman could use it - Telegraph

    Unbelievable, truely unbelievable, a multi-tester that straight forward, I've got to buy one

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    l have to admit l haven't learnt to use a sewing machine yet

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    Quote Originally Posted by dot View Post
    l have to admit l haven't learnt to use a sewing machine yet
    probably design by a man,
    what about the micro-tingler?

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    ah now l think theres a Gadgetry group onsite where such ephemera -

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    l have to admit l haven't learnt to use a sewing machine yet
    Really? I'm tryin to get Herself to teach me, but it turns out the actual sewing is the easiest part of making clothes, so apart from the odd tare (?) it doesn't seem to be alot of use.
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    my machine of sewing is very old and trundles along on cogs and wheels, l must admit its very pretty to look at BUT very mysterious : Sexism row over store boast that a product was so simple even a woman could use it - Telegraph

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    Quote Originally Posted by dot View Post
    Homebase are sexist it appears, with instructions for a multi-tester containing the exhoration that its so simple a woman could use it. lts not quite an angle-grinder or air-hammer but its complexity would *possibly* test our fragile abilities : Sexism row over store boast that a product was so simple even a woman could use it - Telegraph
    sorry, just re-read this, and someone should definitely get sacked for this.
    There is no way this was acccidental.
    The offending slogan was on the instructions - and as we all know, men never read the instructions, so this was not only offensive to women, but also aimed at women

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    The fact that children are being encouraged to mess with electrics is even more frightening and seems to have been overlooked .This product should be taken off the shelves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dot View Post
    Homebase are sexist it appears, with instructions for a multi-tester containing the exhoration that its so simple a woman could use it. lts not quite an angle-grinder or air-hammer but its complexity would *possibly* test our fragile abilities : Sexism row over store boast that a product was so simple even a woman could use it - Telegraph
    Would it? Test your fragile abilities, that is.
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