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Old 10 April 2008, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Ramblin' Dave View Post
I've heard the "rule of thumb" one debunked several times. When I first discovered snopes, I thought there would be a page about it - it turned out the be the only UL I knew at the time that didn't have one. Sadly, it's a favorite bludgeon for "men's rights" activists to use against feminists.
I have only heard the reference used in the opposite way - to 'prove' how ingrained in law and culture the superior position of men was.
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