Sexism offside in today's society
Published 27/01/2011 | 07:17
If anyone referred to Sian Massey, the female linesperson at the centre of the Sky Sports sexist scandal, as a pimple on the rear end of an elephant, they too would be in line for the sack.
But the comment comes from the elevated heights (in all senses) of the World Economic Forum at Davos in Switzerland, where Beth Brooke, Ernst & Young global vice chair, used the phrase to describe attempts to increase the number of women in top corporate jobs.
It is hard to imagine anything further from the Alpine summit than a match between Liverpool and Wolves, where commentators Andy Gray and Richard Keys said all the wrong things about Ms Massey.