Though they are baseless, these canards have become the foundation of Congressional debates, the inspiration for new legislation and the focus of college programs.Here are five of the most popular myths that should be rejected by all who are genuinely committed to improving the circumstances of women: MYTH 1: FACTS: This injustice confection is routinely quoted by advocacy groups, the World Bank, Oxfam and the United Nations. More than 15 years ago, Sussex University experts on gender and development Sally Baden and Anne Marie Goetz, repudiated the claim: “The figure was made up by someone working at the UN because it seemed to her to represent the scale of gender-based inequality at the time.” But there is no evidence that it was ever accurate, and it certainly is not today.They found, however, that males showed higher average levels of humor production ability, which is consistent with the sexual selection perspective.From these results, Greengross argues that a sense of humor evolved at least partly through sexual selection as an intelligence indicator.If it does, you've got a really clean glass." "Paying with a credit card is annoying if you are buying one drink.If you're buying a round or keeping a tab open, it's completely reasonable.And becoming involved with men that would pay her to be in relationships with them never crossed the University of Georgia student’s mind until a friend inspired the idea.“One of my friends made a joke saying, ‘You should just become a sugar baby,’” she said.
Women tend to prefer men who make them laugh, whereas men tend to prefer women who laugh at their jokes.
Frankly, if you see a bartender use a towel for anything except the drying of clean hands, run away.""Wineglasses and champagne flutes are harder to clean.
It's easy to miss lipstick or chapstick on the edges, because you have to wash them more gently than you do with a pint glass."The best way to tell if your glasses are clean is to look at the lacing as you drink your glass of beer — basically, does the head kind of stick to the side as you drink it, making little rings around the glass as you drink it?
earn 5.4 percent of world income today.” Moreover, in African countries, where women have made far less progress than their Western and Asian counterparts, Yale economist Cheryl Doss found female land ownership ranged from 11% in Senegal to 54% in Rwanda and Burundi.
Doss warns that “using unsubstantiated statistics for advocacy is counterproductive.” Bad data not only undermine credibility, they obstruct progress by making it impossible to measure change.