Instead of arguing, I thought it would be healthier and more mature to do science and collect some data about perceptions.
Let's all answer it in a spirit of "these are my actual thoughts when I hear those words", not "this is how I think language should be used"
I'll publish the data, minus email addresses, so we can have slightly more informed discussions.
***Update***: The results for this survey are up! You can see a discussion at
and the data at:
You can still fill it out for fun.