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Kevin Myers: Modern women don't give a damn about grim tales of oppression from whiny media minnies

Kevin Myers

Published 17/11/2010 | 05:00

The female sex falls into two distinct categories. The first is that of the women I personally know, who are bawdy and girly and talk about food and fashion and clothes and sex and breasts and like dirty jokes and gossip and celebrity magazines.

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And then there is this other female sex, who are funless and dour and oppressed and always being picked on by society and by men, and whose existence I know of only because I am told of them by the minnies in the media. It's not that I seldom meet the Second Oppressed Sex, I NEVER meet them.

Now if David Attenborough described animals as inaccurately as the media minnies described women, then he would have become a street-sweeper, and, better still, one who couldn't tell the difference between a banana peel and a wet haddock.

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