A thread for -splainin`
Well, actually it all started with I Love Lucy in 1951… but I have a theory it goes back to Grover’s Mill.
For National Poetry Month, a poem built on 'splain verse…
Differences of Opinion – Wendy Cope
He tells her that the Earth is flat -
He knows the facts, and that is that.
In altercations fierce and long
She tries her best to prove him wrong.
But he has learned to argue well.
He calls her arguments unsound
And often asks her not to yell.
She cannot win. He stands his ground.
The planet goes on being round.
Q: Where does a mansplainer get his water?
A: From a _____, ______.
Well, actually he double dodecatuple downed.
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