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The "absolute code" was a rule of thumb in the 50's that you do not expose a fellow gay or lesbian person to their boss or to the press.
Given the origin of "rule of thumb" you might want to rethink usage of that misogynist term.
Penguirl: What you mention is a myth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_thumb
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