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Woman:man:: fish:bicycle

Posted by R. Berg on June 11, 2001

In Reply to: A man needs an attribution like a fish needs water posted by Gary Martin on June 11, 2001

: There seems to be some doubt as to the originator of "A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle".

: Some say Gloria Steinem and others Florence Kennedy. Has anyone got any evidence to support either please?

: Gary

I don't have any at hand; this is one of those maddening times when I remember seeing something about that but I don't remember where. But the original wording was "A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle."