[rant]Some sort of PC statement, maybe?[rant]

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  1. Sac Arrow

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    I'm quite sure the cleaner maid is not going to go out of her way to tote my gym bag for me.
     
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    I call them janitors. Is that wrong now?
     
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    Another definition of porter is: a person who does cleaning and maintenance work in a building,factory, store, etc.
     
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    I've never seen that definition, and it didn't Google as such.
     
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    Although, in fairness, going by definition #2, she is brown...
     
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    I'm not saying it is the definitive source for definitions but Dictionary.com had it as such.
     
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    But is she bitter?
     
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    Actually, she is pretty sweet.
     
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    Can she handle a large load?
     
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    We used to have a situation like that: I knew the locker room was being cleaned, and I knew there was a girl working. All I needed to do was go inside to grab something out of a locker room. She saw me when I walked in and thought things might get awkward until she realized what was going on.

    Now we have a guy that weighs about 350 lb, has a long scraggly white beard, and always says, "How are you, brother?" I have no idea how the ladies locker room is handled.
     
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    Well, aren't they all pretty much unisex these days?

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    Just be glad it still says "MENS"
     
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    <------this guy doesn't usually hang around men's locker rooms. but when he does, it's between 2:00 and 3:00am.
     
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    So 1980s. Now they're porcelain sanitation technicians.
     
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    I value those individuals, no joke.
     
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    As you should. Life would suck without them.
     
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    Around here it probably should have said "Mangs."
     
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    I like porters (of the liquid variety) because they are NOT bitter.
     
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    The OED hasn't heard of that definition.
     
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    In some foreign public places, Frankfort airport for example, it would not be unusual in the middle of the day to have a woman come into the men's restroom and start cleaning the urinal next to the one that you are using.
     
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    Maybe not, but here are two others. Merriam-Webster Cambridge Dictionary
    I agree that it is not a very common usage but it seems to be common enough as to not be considered incorrect.
     
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    Google: porter cleaner
     
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    I do think though that words matter and here are a couple of Porters who might agree.

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    Oh jeez, a horrid thought just came over me.

    After January 20th, she may become a de-porter...
     
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    make bathrooms great again
     
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