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Women Are Sharing Their Worst Mansplaining Experiences And It'll Make You So Annoyed

"My name. A colleague literally told me I had spelt my own name wrong."

On Wednesday, Nicole Froio, a women's studies PhD candidate living in the UK, asked women to share the "most obvious thing a man has ever mansplained to you."

And OH BOY did the internet deliver.

In case you're wondering what exactly MANSPLAINING is, well:

The term was originally coined after Rebecca Solnit wrote the 2008 essay "Men Explain Things to Me," which chronicles the time Solnit had a conversation with a man who attempted to school her on a book she actually wrote.
Twitter: @nicolefroio

The term was originally coined after Rebecca Solnit wrote the 2008 essay "Men Explain Things to Me," which chronicles the time Solnit had a conversation with a man who attempted to school her on a book she actually wrote.

And there are seemingly NO LIMITS on what men will mansplain to women.

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Women in the sciences chimed in.

As did academics.

And professionals.

Women also shared how men have tried explaining basic female biology shit to them. From childbirth...

:side eye:
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...to breast milk...

...birth control....

...and even menopause.

O RLY?

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Lots of women shared how men tried explaining their own jobs to them.

Librarians were particularly patronized.

Then there's this guy. I mean. No.

Mansplaining knows no bounds.

But a mansplainer's favorite thing to mansplain? WHY MANSPLAINING DOESN'T EXIST.

Go forth and good luck with the mansplainers, ladies. And remember:

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