#GoodRead | Famous quotes, the way a woman would have to say them during a meeting

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"Famous quotes, the way a woman would have to say them during a meeting":

“Woman in a Meeting” is a language of its own.

It should not be, but it is. You will think that you have stated the case simply and effectively, and everyone else will wonder why you were so Terrifyingly Angry. Instead, you have to translate. You start with your thought, then you figure out how to say it as though you were offering a groveling apology for an unspecified error.

Read Alexandra Petri's full article at The Washington Post here…