Happy 42nd birthday Martin Freeman ( September 8, 1971 )
Happy 42nd Birthday Martin John Christopher Freeman, a.k.a. light of my life.
“…And he said, ‘No. ‘Midget’ is as bad as the n-word.’ First off…no. No it’s not. ‘Do you know how I know it’s not?’ I said to him, ‘is because we’re saying the word ‘midget,’ and we’re not even saying what the n-word is.’ If you’re comparing the badness of two words, and you won’t even say one of them…that’s the worse word.”
The Sociological Cinema
There was actually research that was done that found that women who used an “I have a boyfriend/husband” excuse to reject unwanted sexual attention and harassment by their bosses were more likely to be left alone than those who used any other excuse (including “I’m not interested”)