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12:15:17 PM May 28th 2015
Why is "tomboy is better than girly girl" an Unfortunate Implication? A tomboy is a woman who defies the sexist definition that femininity means being a delicate passive flower that dresses in highly impractical elaborate and cumbersome clothing and never actually does anything except be pretty. A tomboy is nothing more than a girl or woman who actually DOES things and is physical just like boys. In a world without sexism defining "femininity" roles, a tomboy is just plain a normal person who happens to be female. After all, women would do anything they want and that they're physically capable of and dress however practically they want if they weren't being told to be passive and weak and dainty.
01:58:08 PM Apr 11th 2011
The edit made to "Elizabeth I" seems to confuse her with Elizabeth II. I don't know enough about British royalty to correct it, so could someone who does clarify things (i.e. does this trope apply to Elizabeth I, II, or both?)
03:26:39 PM Oct 21st 2010
Woah woah woah. How is Marle from Chrono Trigger not on this list?
05:37:47 PM Oct 21st 2010
Then add her and she will be!
06:36:40 PM Jul 30th 2010
The trope was just made. Giving it time to get some wicks might be nice before you cutlist it for that.
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