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Girly-girl stuff...

Today I went shopping. I know it's terribly girly, but it was a lot of fun. I stayed in the 1ère arrondissement... Saint Denis, apparently. There were dozens and dozens of little stores selling random and oddly specialized clothing from local, apparently small-range distributors (sometimes it looked like the lady sitting in her store also made the clothes herself). I've never seen anything like it. The equivalent stores on the cote d'azur sell the same thing for 150 euros a skirt - here, I was actually surprised to learn that a pair of gorgeous calfskin (I think) pants was 20 euros. I didn't buy anything, but it was an adventure just to look, and be surrounded by hordes of experienced shoppers.

I ended up going to dinner again with a bunch of random guys from Polytechnique. This time we went for a more traditional French restaurant, but the meal wasn't actually as good as the Japanese last night. The waiters kept forgetting us. It was ok, I got some interesting 'X' stories. (X being a name for l'Ecole Polytechnique, or a student there.)

I'd been wondering for a while why the first and second years of prepa* are called "trois demi" and "cinq demi". Tonight I found out why: "Un trois demi intègre l'X entre la première et la deuxième année car l'intègrale de x de 1 à 2 fait 3/2." "A 'three half' integrates/enrolls in X (Polytechnique) between the 1st and 2nd year because the integral of x from 1 to 2 is 3/2." Same idea for cinq demi, since the integral of x from 2 to 3 is 5/2. Er, I bet that explanation made no sense to someone who's not already familiar with the system.

If you listen to the students from "l'X" too much, you'll start to believe that they really are the center of the world... or at least France. From what I've been told, graduates from this single small military (at least in theory) school form the elite once they graduate, and dominate positions of power and wealth. Which means: admission to the "good old boys club" in this society depends entirely on a single entrance exam at the age of 20. As opposed to the US, where it seems to depend more on a combination of your family connections, your golf skills, and your tie-choosing ability. I'm not sure which is better.


* Prepa is two years of hellish math-focused courses that a French student who wants to go to a big-name school has to suffer through to prepare for the entrance exams to the schools.

Comments

erm...hi carter glad u could stop by to say ur thots and feelings....really...that was....um....very moving and...um...touching

erm...hi carter glad u could stop by to say ur thots and feelings....really...that was....um....very moving and...um...touching

....whoa....

hahaha lol .. had to get that out

lol yea

hey!!!i am a girly girl but i don't take it 2 tha extreme. i play basketball but dat ont mean dat i like otha gurls. datz nasty. i agree wit da tomboiz give em sum slack.my boi friend luvz dat im a girly girl and i plai b-ball.but u tomboiz should luv beein a gurl b-cuz da boiz luv it!!!!!!!!!!!!DO U AGREE??????????????????????????????????????

well thats nice.. i dont agree!" i fucking hate all girly girls they are the scum of the earth because i get shit fromt hem saying im a dyke n all this crap well im not its just that im a tomboy n play soccer, football, hockey , track , rugby basketball n baseball who cares!!!>>> im sick of ll these girly girls tryin 2 start shit wiv me n i aint dun shit 2 them well they can all fuck off and go sharpen their nails or file them or whatever it is they do in spare time i dont give a shit if i play footie with boys>> they dont care" i dont get girls sumtimes .. sounds weird cuz i am one but yeah.. confusing . bye dudes rock on! :P

i agee...and yet....completely dont agree...personally some guyz will let me kick there ass in sportz and they like me for that...but other boyz...the boyz i HATE are those sexist assholez who wont let me play ball with them!!!! im not mad that they wont let me play with them...im mad cuz they wont let me play with them cuz im a GURL! and i think they learned that i dont like that cuz when they said it was cuz i was a gurl...i half way shoved that ball up there ass!!! ANYWHO! i dont think i'll be askin them anytime soon if there gonna be such pricks...plus i dont want to half way kill them again!! haha! peace out TBz 4 lyf!!

Firstly, I'm a tomboy, but I did have but ONE girly girl friend, and she was the only girly girl who wasn't a..Jerk to me. I love sports, football, and I have alot of guy friends more then girls, I've been that way ever since I could remember, and secondly, I am DISCUSTED by some of these comments, since when did being a tomboy make you a lesbian? I am most certainly am not a lesbian. Also, I may not like kittens, and puppies, I like reptiles. I have a ball python and a trantular as a pet, and damn proud of it. Every time my snake shreds it's skin, I save it..And attempt to put it in a prep that I hate's hair..I don't know why she screams whenever I bring snake sking over...IT'S JUST SKIN.

I think that tomboy's should talk about boys and shopping and stuff like that and try to find dresses and stuff to inpress boys and try to find a soulmate and not be so cought up on jeans and stuff.

Hey Rachael I think that bytchez like u shood shut the hell up and stop trying to impress guyz just so u can...well...i aint gonna say it -_-

im a girl. i have gone back and fort form gothic to tom boi to girly girl. i dont know were to stay. being a tom boi got me to be friends with the guys and even get a boyfriend. being gothic i had the same boyfriend and i really didn't feel sadness or happyness i was totaly out of it. being a girly girl got me to lose my boyfriend and become populare.(sorry i dont spell good)but i got a new boyfriend that like lasted a day or two.the girls i hung out with were a lot prittyer then me. i know this cause they got so many boy friends and so far i only had two.i have to pick one and i dont know witch one to pick
-dont know what to do

Ok....well lemme c....Just go with what u think is the best way to go....it sounds like u aint havin the best time as a girly girl tho...but go with wat ever u feel is rite...which 1 were u happier with? and which 1 were u more comfortable as....Just do what u think is the best....and do u like the girlz that u hang out with as a girly girl? or did u like ur other friends betta?

dude just chill and be a tomboy lol/.. ahaha typical for me 2 say it bcoz i im a tomboy but still girly girls suck and tomboys rock .. whysepend time sharpening nails for gods sake.. WHAT IS THE FUCKING POINT arghhh they piss me off so much i hate girls.girly girls anyway i jst hang with boys... its better that way they dont get on u and try bring u down because thats what girly girls do i fucking hate them stupid bitches... theyre all whores. i love soccer, baseball n by the way rachel..or whatever u suck dude badd//.. jeeese .."i think tomboys should go find dresses n shit".. i think you should go shove ur head up ur girly ass. damn girls piss me off...

I love being a girly girly I just tell my friend that i hate girly girly's but i love them!!!!!
they are the best of bests you know???
my best friend Paulina doesn't like girly girly's but that is just stupid.
i love doing my nails and going shopping. is the best thing on earth. i also don't play sports cause i don't want to messs up my $1000 manicure you know it is horryble to mess up your nails!!!!!!!!!!!!

this is the most boring thing ever you need some pictures

hi my name is shannon how are u ?

i agree wit the tomboys! well thats probably cause i am one, and i think girly girls should geta life and not just think about "ME ME ME!"
so just like i said, get a life!

boys can be the bigest jerks. this group of boy said i counldn't play kickball with them because i was girl. i said, "im a tomboy. i like boy stuff. im not a girly girl like my couisn alalsy.

hahah hell yea!! now this is wat im talkin bout

i play bball but i have a couple of girly friends but i want to be just like them theres only two tomboys me and my friend alexis.so i want to be a girly girl

Heya,
I have a really big probablem. Well i have this friend and she's a tomboy. she only hangs out with guys. I fully respect that and all but i don't want her future to end up pretty much being a guy. I'm not saying this cause i'm girly and stuff cause i like sports and sports channels and stuff but i guess i just care about her.
What should i do?

Hi, that's rite i'm a girl. but all of a sudden things seem to be changing. well i am i meen i was a girly girly and now i'm am 1 of the boys!!! Well it all started when i beet a guy in an arm rest. thats rite my crush and now they all think i'm awsomnus boots!(i kno its wird but anyway) yeah i got to hang out with my crush and it was cool but i like being a girly girl and i like being a tomboy. Which sde should ichoose?
Don't no what 2 do

this is a girlygirl thing i hope u might love

yea mhmm -_- well Don't Kno what 2 do person of corse i'd say BE A TOMBOY!! but this isnt about me and my little views on the world and shyt..soo...why can't u just be both? play sports, get down and dirty but still be girly and do that..girly stuff

Everybody should just let everybody do what they want and not criticize other people's interests, no one has the right to tell another what they should wear or activities to do; how to live your life

liz speaks a wonderful point but let me note in a childish tone:

THE GIRLIEZZ STARTED IT!!!

I too cannot stand girly girls. Everytime I see them, they're an embarassment to women.

Some girly girls like to dress up in revealing clothing...trying to impress the guys. All i see is a lowly piece of meat and a potential pornstar.

Girly girls take the stereotype that women are the inferior sex. Except they take it and wave it in everybody's faces. "Look at me, i'm so weak! I've fallen in love with my own oppression! so what if i'm degrading myself and dressing up like a whore! all the guys are looking at me!"

Yea...and imagining you as the porn star they like to (not going to go there)

The reason why some boys won't let some of the strongest girls play ball with them is because those weak girly girls lowered the expectations (seriouslY) and f*cking messed it up for us. So, I understand where that comes from. So it's those weak fuckwits we have to thank.

Sometimes, I cannot stand my gender. Women offend me for too long now. I don't care what happens to certain women (especially the ones that make tomboys look bad).

Freedom comes from disassociation and not caring.

It's like, thoe women who wear revealing clothing, "Do you realize that you've been brainwashed?" Do you realize that you're dressing up this way to SERVE men. Not the other way around. You're the piece of meat, not the other way around.

I just look at them and laugh. So LOW.

Wake up!

Well...I think Alex just served you guys SO BADLY!!

XD hell yea!

Hiya. I'm a girly girl, and proud to be one. I'm just...GIRLY! I love being a girl. You know what, you guys are really stereotyping here. Ur saying girly girls are mean, and stupid, and bitchy, and such. Thats where ur wrong, some girls are, but most arent. I like being nice, and helpful, etc. to everyone. PLus, to the tomboys that hate girly girls, thats just mean. We could be nicest friend u've ever had, but u hate us. oh, and when u say u hate us, its just like ppl saying they hate tomboys, why cant they just dress like girls. So think about it, u dont like being stereotyped, and neither do we.^_^

you know what you shoudl do is ether try to enpress them or you can relly be your self and they will get your attiention. and for the single if you can be best friend with other guys and try then if he will get to know you better. if you like a boy that does not relly like you don't ever tell him!! just be friends and then ask him and you never know what will happen

shove it up yerz -_- but facinating point, personally...i don't mind the stereotyping,if u think i should dress more girly then u can just bite me! but if u treat me bad bcuz of my stereotype then i will get mad, and my best friend is a girly gurl so im aware that sum girliez arent horrible bitchez but MOST ARE. i don't start fightz with them, i ignore them...they start shyt with tomboyz.

shove it up yerz -_- but facinating point, personally...i don't mind the stereotyping,if u think i should dress more girly then u can just bite me! but if u treat me bad bcuz of my stereotype then i will get mad, and my best friend is a girly gurl so im aware that sum girliez arent horrible bitchez but MOST ARE. i don't start fightz with them, i ignore them...they start shyt with tomboyz.

U lot r sad at da end of the day who cares we are all different and ALL gurls r bitchy and im da biggest 1 of em all m8 just stop bein sad and stand up 4 urself!!!!! Av a fight if need b

i think all of the tomboys have the right to say what they think about girlygirls.and just the same for the girlygirls. i am a girlygirl and i dont understand why SOME girls want to be like bois when they are .not. tomboys are differnt fromm girlygirls we should all be treated the same way and should be more girly girls and less tombois .... im joking i love shopping getting mannicures and i do play a sport i play volleyball but thats it i love being what my name says !!!!!!! we shouldnt hate because we are different from that other person because we are ALL DIFFERNT TB AND GGS SHOULD KMNOW THAT

SexyGal: ......stfu. i can tell u r one of the biggest bitchez out there ^^ we're not sad we're standing up for ourselves so uh yea stfu.

GirlyGirl: Ok. Thats nice. No sarcasm intended. But tomboyz don't neccasarily want to be boiz we just prefer to do what boiz do instead of stare at ourselves in the mirror all day and shop.

I love being a tomboy. It's so relaxing and it brings so much freedom. I don't have to dress like a girly-girl. I don't have to go and get my hair done every two weeks or my nails. I don't have to shop for high heels or other girly shoes, and I can wear comfortable clothing all year round. I have no girly clothes in my closet. All of my clothes are either athletic type wear, or just guy clothing. And I find nothing absolutely wrong with that. My mom doesn't think I should be a tomboy all the time, but you can't change who you are for others. I will always be a tomboy no matter what. It's just in me to be this way, and I can't explain it. I don't understand girly-girls, so I don't hang with any. I prefer it that way. I don't care to talk about cute guys, nails, hair, or fashion. That's boring as hell to me. And yes some of you girly-girl chicks are mean as hell, but I'll leave that alone. To all the tomboys out there I say keep on doing what you are doing, and fuck society and what these airheads say. Tomboys make the world go 'round!

The only issue I have is, why do people always associate tomboys with lesbianism? Just because I am a tomboy I am now a lesbian too? Who the hell comes up with that shit? Argh! People and their damn logic!

i give a big fuck yea to da 'tomboy' and assholes make up dat shit.

FUCK YES TOMBOYS MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND AND ROUND!

hey

one day me and my friend sarah and me went to the pool we saw thses really HOT guys three of them and sarah just pointed her hand and went look some hot guys and was like sarah dont point now and they were just looking at us like what the hell anyways we were getting ready to go into the pool and they were looking at us and sarah was like oh look they r looking at us emily really loud and i was like i said call me princess saying it in a smile tho and then i went to dive in when i fell in a broke a nail and i was like i broke a nail scroming it out and sarah cam up to me and she was like u dont have to say it so loud when the boys were walking towards us and then they heard me say that she wwont let me live that day down anyways hope u guys liked my story will keep u guys posted lov yabyebye

hey

i have a problem my name is christina and i have a friend her name is kelly and she is a big tomboy and she thinks i am into the things she is in to i dont really no how to tell her i like to get my nails done she likes to jump in mud and stuff like that she would never ever go shopping with she wat can i do

wtf are you people talkin bout ok girly girls you guys are a bunch of bitches and i dont like you i mean myabe us boys aka wut you fuckin bitches call us would be nice to you if you werent always talkin shit on oh i am so pretty or just straight out talk shit actin like you better than the rest of us u noe wut i say i say fuck you yeah we play footbal i hang wit guys but we have a better advantage of gettin a man so kiss our ass if you dont like or wait you seriously think we are guys cuz were into sports and gettin durrty well fuck you and suck a dick or sharpenin your claws you fuckin sluts

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hiya bbz.... im a bit of both.... i lyke doin my nails n shoppin n stuff... but i love sports lyke footie, badminton, n tennies, n crosscountry n atheletics!!!!
i have a boyfrend.... he is just da best aint ya?! xxx
boys r my m8s (init) lol
n so r girlz!!!!
lil miss lizzie ere luvin Mr luke!!!!
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oh my god i think i broke a nail!!!!!!!

Christina rocs my socs

u noe wut i sday to gurly gurls i say fuk em cuz all u do is hate if u think we tbz r ugly and talk shit and fukkin start drama i have sum gurly gurl friends but day dont hate so suk mine if u be hatin on tbz

I got 2 words for u gurly gurlzz.

SHOVE IT.

Tomboys can be just as big of bitchez as girly girls can. You guys are really over-generalizing people. You can still be girly but not scream when you break a nail. You can go shopping but dread to wear pink. I'm a cheerleader, but I have a lot of friends that are boys. Give at least SOME of the girly gurls a chance and not ottomaticley give them sh*t.

I think u as u guys say "tomboys" make a good point and personally I'm a "girlygirl" but hey i play sports i love playing football because hey I look at it in 2 ways i get to tackel the hot guys and play the sport i love, i also play field hokey, volley ball, soft ball,la crosst and I run track and do gymnastics a mixture of tomboy and girly girl i call it "t-girling". Why do we have to put eachother down now thats bringing women down u guys talk about how girly girls are bitches and tom boys are bitches but u only make them bitches and hey ya i say a girly girl is a bitch too here n there sometimes if she shooves me just like u tom boys do lets just get over all this tom boy girly girl stuff and just be who u are gosh this reminds me of rasicm...i'll call it "girliscm"....by the way some of the "girly girls" do show the guys alittel bit too much cover up...because we all know girls like that all the guys wanna do is hit it n quit it...now be a nice young lady or tom boy lol like our mommas taught us..lol..i know some of u are like shut the fuck up...but i won't i'll keep talking lol jk.....get over it were all girls

yo listen up i'm a tomboy yeah but my BEST FRIEND is a girlie girl she aint stuck up or anythin like that and why do everyone say that tomboys hate girly girls or tomboys are ugly you know that sorta stuff I mean are us tomboys the dogs and girly girls the cats or somethin? LOL

Hey! i'm a gal. i have 2 sides tugging on me. dis girly side & dis tomboy side. da girly pals say "u can't arm wrestle, go fencing, hav a whole lot of "boyish" clothes, hate frilly clothes & B good @ sports @ da same time as wering make up, styling ur hair, chatting away on da cell & having a hole lot of pinky clothes!" & da boy &tomboy side says da opposite! wich way shood i go?

Hey hey girl friendddddd how you doing babby hheheeh

yEAH ii WAS A TOMBOii BUT NOT NO MO. ii LEARNED DAT iiT DONT MATTA WHAT yOOH ARE. BOiiZ ARE STiiLL GUNNA LiiKE yOOH. SHO DEy LiiKE yOOH MO AS A GURLLiiE GURLL BUT DA ONES WHO CARE BOUT CHU SHOULDNT GiiVE A SHiiT. ii HATED DiiS GiiRL LAST yEAR AND NOW DAT iI KNOE HER SHE iiS MAH BEST FREND AND DAyUM ii LOVE HER. JUSS NOT LiiKE DAT SHE iIS ALLZ HELLA TiiTE. SHE MADE ME A GURLiIE GiIRL BUT FO REALZ WHO GiiVES A SHiiT CHU GUyS SHOULDNT HATE ON EACHOTHER. CUZ WE ALL DO DA SAME SHiiT. TOMBOiiZ WiiLL ONE DAT ACT LiiKE A GiiRLii GiiRL AND gIIRLii GiiRLS WiiLL ONE DAY CT LiiKE A BOii!! SO iiMMA BE OUT GOT ANY QUESTiiONA DEN HALLA AT DiiS HAWAiiAN!! AiiGHT LATA LADiiES!!

FUCK WHAT CHU HEARD
RECOGNIZE WHAT CHU ARE
LOVE YAH HATAZ
DEY ARE YOUR BIGGEST FANS

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TB AND WAT

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sup my homies
i hate all of you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

hee hee i am the lord of all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!you will all die.
yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
tomboyz better than girly girls.
girl girls deserve to die.There not rough enough

if only girly girls were rougher funner stronger less girly less crappy less depending on their looks and not be so bitchy.gosh

I am tomboy I took it exterme and all my freinds are boys and Iam frenid with other tomboys!!!!

yeah I hate girly girls too there too stuid to play football they I boke a nail and tomboys are the maters they rule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ugh, I don't understand AT ALL why some of you hate girly girls so much!!! I'm a complete girly girl, and I've been bullied constantly by other girls just because I'm not the best at athletic stuff. I am good at some things though, and no, not just shopping- I'm a pretty good artist, and I love writing. Don't judge me because I like pink, or because my nails are painted, or because my hair is curled. Look at me as another girl and I'll look at you as one,too.

Some time ago, I needed to buy a building for my corporation but I didn't have enough money and couldn't buy something. Thank goodness my sister suggested to try to take the business loans at trustworthy bank. Thus, I acted so and used to be satisfied with my college loan.

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