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Thursday, March 01, 2012

I stand corrected

[recently overheard]

"Women are Angels.
And when someone breaks our wings,
we simply continue to fly...usually on a broomstick.
We're flexible like that."

Posted by David Bogner on March 1, 2012 | Permalink

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I'd duck, if I were you!

Posted by: val | Mar 1, 2012 7:34:19 PM

I'm just hoping you didn't overhear it inside your own home... :-)

Posted by: AliasJoe | Mar 1, 2012 10:31:43 PM

I just read that as: [recently overhead]

Posted by: Skaj | Mar 1, 2012 10:43:30 PM

I trust this does NOT reflect your thinking. This might have been "cute" when cars had to be crank-stated by hand. It was still a men's room attitude as late as 1980 or so. But in the 21st C., it is lamentably neanderthal. Broomsticks are strictly for Harry Potter.

Posted by: Delmar Bogner | Mar 2, 2012 1:48:59 PM

To be clear, I overheard a woman saying this.

Posted by: Treppenwitz | Mar 2, 2012 2:27:46 PM

"To be clear, I overheard a woman saying this."

As the line "We're flexible like that" would seem to imply. Had the line been "They're flexible like that," it would have an entirely different meaning.

Posted by: psachya | Mar 2, 2012 5:59:54 PM

I have heard a few women say it too and might even know some it would apply to, or maybe not. ;)

Posted by: Jack@TheJackB | Mar 6, 2012 10:36:32 AM

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