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Yemeni Cricket

Lisa:  By using “Ye Men” in my subject line, I was only making a lame attempt at a pun. (“Ye Men” … “Yemen” … geddit?) I certainly intended no disrespect towards the female population of Yemen, whom I know to be all wonderful, wonderful people.

I deeply regret any distress I may inadvertently have caused to our Yemena readers.

And you are of course right about cooking. Even more traditionally female skills are alive and well. My daughter is a pretty good knitter, and patronizes a store in our village devoted to that art. They seem to be doing good business.

Human hands are good for a lot of things other than tapping at keyboards.

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