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Re: ice weasel

From: Sean Artman
Subject: Re: ice weasel
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2007 09:57:07 -0400

On 9/22/07, address@hidden <address@hidden> wrote:
> The word 'weasel' carries a lot of baggage, and most of it is not good.
> I see the explanation "Ice isn't Fire and a Weasel isn't a Fox".
> During word association when psychoanalyst gives the subject a word
> and the subject responds with the first word that comes to mind,
> Ice would be a likely response for Fire.
> For Fox, Hunt, Hound, Vixen ... please not Weasel.
> As portrayed in stories, cartoons, etc. a fox is cute and clever
> but a weasel is evil and sneaky.  A browser named Weasel is not
> something I would trust to protect my privacy or trust for
> anything else.
> Maybe IceHound, IceVixen

It's not fair to weasels (or snakes, toads, etc.) to be identified
with bad human traits. Poor little critters.

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