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Why do mean boys say a girl is on the rag?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Power or humiliation
Name calling is a form of bullying or power tripping.
There is an old notion that when a women is menstruating that she has a short tempered change in personality and becomes a little less likeable. So "on the rag" becomes a way of putting down a woman when she acts out of the norms although frequently that is not the case.

In brief: Power or humiliation
Name calling is a form of bullying or power tripping.
There is an old notion that when a women is menstruating that she has a short tempered change in personality and becomes a little less likeable. So "on the rag" becomes a way of putting down a woman when she acts out of the norms although frequently that is not the case.
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