Tuesday 12 December 2017

Let's focus on rape, racism and refugees - not invented 'crises'

President-elect Donald Trump meets with President Barack Obama at the White House Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
President-elect Donald Trump meets with President Barack Obama at the White House Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images
Miriam Donohoe

Miriam Donohoe

Oh no. (Big yawn). I see that the next big battle on the feminism front is against "mansplaining", a practice that is putting many a woman's knickers in a serious twist at the moment.

This term does already feature in the online Oxford Dictionary, but if it has passed you by let me womansplain.

Mansplaining, folks, is when a male explains something to a woman in a manner which indicates that she is a dim, clueless creature with only half a brain.

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