A surprisingly effective way to deal with smartass remarks

Adapted from Raphael Nast on Unsplash.

I was teaching in a university where I could wear shorts in my office, when working on my research. I always dressed up to teach in a business casual outfit or a suit. But I’d wear nice shorts, not too short or too colorful, otherwise.

One of my male colleagues, Barry, would make smart remarks whenever he saw me. They weren’t strong enough to count as harassment…

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Cathy Goodwin

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