Tag Archives: sexism

It’s a Man’s World

A fellow whom Google employs/ Has kicked up a whole lot of noise/ By saying their sex/ Makes men better techs/ And justifies jobs for the boys./// http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/7/google-fires-james-damore-criticizing-diversity-pr/ A fellow whom Google employsHas kicked up a whole lot of noiseBy … Continue reading

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Daily Male Fail

A Daily Mail headline on Brexit/ Was widely derided as sexist – / A dubious rhyme/ But more of its time/ Than equally spurious Legs-it.///  https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/mar/28/daily-mail-legs-it-front-page-sexist https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/846692009398226944

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Buhari Boo-boo

Nigeria’s President’s wife/ Said dodgy appointments were rife/ Buhari got bitchin’/ “Get back in the kitchen” Which may produce marital strife./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-37659863 Nigeria's President's wifeSaid dodgy appointments were rifeBuhari got bitchin'"Get back in the kitchen"Which may produce marital strife. — … Continue reading

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Unforced Error

A tennis official named Moore/ Admitted his phrasing was poor./ He riled women when/ He said to thank men/ Each night as you kneel on the floor./// http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/mar/22/indian-wells-ceo-raymond-moore-steps-down-amid-outrage-over-tennis-sexism-row A tennis official named MooreAdmitted his phrasing was poor.He riled women whenHe … Continue reading

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Bic Gets Stick

The pen manufacturer Bic/ Knows just how to talk to a chick/ For feminine pens/ Are different from men’s/ As long as you think like a dick./// http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKCN0QH0WY20150812

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Lab Rat

A scientist Fellow named Hunt/ Said sorry for being so blunt./ Make labs, said Sir Tim,/ For her or for him,/ But everyone cried: What affront!/// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33077107 A scientist Fellow named Hunt Said sorry for being so blunt. Make labs, said Sir … Continue reading

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Charm Offensive

Old Julien Blanc was a geezer/ Who taught with a woman you please ‘er/ By twisting her arm./ Resisting his charm,/ The UK refused him a visa./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30119100 Old Julien Blanc was a geezer Who taught with a woman you please … Continue reading

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Board Games

An old UKIP man, Stuart Wheeler/ Who sees himself as a plain dealer/ Insists chess & poker/ Show what makes a bloke a/ Superior boss to a Sheila. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23710890 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/368089032150241281  

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