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Wild Horses by Dick Francis
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Once upon a time, "cozy" mysteries were written by men. Well, by this man. I love his books.
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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
In my second year of grad school, I gave a presentation to my research group on the use of pH sensitive probes for early corrosion detection. There were no reactions to the subject, few (if any) questions, and the meeting continued with the next p... See Steph’s answer.
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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
(This problem is not race exclusive or wealth related, it's a male/female thing. I get this stuff from men of various colours and incomes!) My favourite was a the male friend who, while checking out the new undercabinet lighting I had just added i... See Elise’s answer.
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Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
I have had the exact same experience that Shelley explains so many times. I went to school for engineering so I was always in math and science classes, mostly with men. In study groups or meetings with my peers, if I suggested something or made a... See Meghan’s answer.
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Ha'penny by Jo Walton
Ha'penny (Small Change, #2)
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More of Sylvia's books…
Oscar Wilde
“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

Terry Pratchett
“Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.”
Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Neil Gaiman
“Life is a disease: sexually transmitted, and invariably fatal.”
Neil Gaiman

Friedrich Schiller
“Did you think the lion was sleeping because he didn't roar?”
Friedrich Schiller, Die Verschwörung des Fiesco zu Genua

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