Wednesday, August 06, 2003


Now, like the last, excessive days of Caligula's Rome, things are going awry. The feminist-driven gender quake unearthed a topsy-turvy legacy. He's called Metrosexual Man, a sweet-smelling bloke with manicured nails and beautiful clothes with too much product in his hair. A self-proclaimed vigorous heterosexual who is proud of his feminine side, he is feminism's Frankenstein, a sexual quisling.

If you are having trouble with this mental image, think English soccer star David Beckham...

Janet Albrechtsen in today's Australian, giving us a handy new phrase for "mixed metaphor".

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