As someone who has very little patience for idiocy — including, at times, my own — I often find myself banging my head off my desk, wailing “why??” at no one in particular.
When you share your life and home with a sports journalist, as I do, it's inevitable to be subjected to a lot of football talk.
When news comes out about a sexual assault, most people's immediate reaction - other than shock and anger - is to check where it happened so they can avoid the area.
“Why would anyone oppose a law banning upskirting?!” my friend burst out as we were getting ready for a night out.
“Babies are always a blessing”.
Gender equality has been transformed over the past century, giving women the right to vote, run for election, open a bank account and make decisions about their reproductive health, with many sexist norms falling out of favour.