Asking age

Posted by R. Berg on July 30, 2003

In Reply to: Asking age posted by Bob Newrith on July 30, 2003

: Why is it considered impolite to inquire about the age of a female? Where does this have its origina? I have never heard of a male considering this offensive.

In this culture, men aren't thought to diminish in quality as they age, and women are.