Networking in the John

September 3, 2008

I keep thinking about the comment thread that followed a post by Angry Professor and I have to laugh a bit. The AP was a bit outraged by the notion that men conduct professional activities whilst peeing.

Here are only a few of my recent observations:
* Men have important discussions and sometimes make administrative decisions with male colleagues while standing at the urinals. There’s rarely more than one woman in the restroom at a time in my department and at my conferences; there are too few of us.

No, that’s not the funny part.

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