Seriously, Bic? I know the biro was invented by a bloke – but it’s hard to understand what the smurf the people… well, I say people but I think we can safely assume that they’re men of a certain age… at Bic were thinking. This is the sort of crap that leads to this:
and then this:
And, ultimately, this is why women still fail to recieve equal pay for equal work. The same sort of mindset – admittedly at several removes – is directly linked to idiocy like Representative Todd Akin and ‘legitimate rape’ .
I’ve never been so glad my kids are both boys. As much as I revile the facts and wish things were different, they’ve got a better chance of achieving their goals than their friends who are girls. Not because they’re smarter or stronger or morally superior, but because their dangly toilet parts put them first in the queue.
Over the last few days I’ve admired the merciless lampooning dished out to this product by comedy sites such as Regretsy and some of the Cheezburger offshoots – but the funniest material are the “product reviews” submitted by thousands of pro-feminist well-wishers. Make sure your Depends – and let’s hope they’re floral pink, ladies! – are in place, follow the link – if your soft, girly ladybrain can coordinate clicking your mouse (it’s the little pointy thing) – and enjoy comedy gold: