Della, we hardly knew ye

nodella-nutellaDella, the ill-conceived Dell -for-ladies site, is no more. The mind-bendingly idiotic endeavor was probably well-meaning, but mostly in the condescending and abusive way that wife-beaters say they’re “well-meaning.” After only ten days of existence, it’s now a slightly more generalized “lifestyles” section with only a passing resemblance to the gloriously sexist, jaw-dropping disaster that was Della.

Gone are the tips for how ladies might use a computer to improve themselves and better serve their man; some highlighted in this excellent complaint were:

  • Get healthier: Use your mini to track calories, carbs and protein with ease, watch online
    fitness videos, map your running routes and more.
  • Eat better: Find recipes online, store and organize them, and watch cooking videos.
  • Get organized: ‘Remember the Milk’ is a free, tweakable online task manager that’s easy to


Curiously, the comments are still there, so you can see how people blustered in disbelief. Well, good riddance. Delllllaaaaaaaa!!

[via Gizmodo and BitterWallet]