real men don't eat quiche


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real men don't eat quiche

A phrase that highlights the belief that men should eat meat and other traditionally masculine foods, rather than more delicate foods like quiche (a savory pie-like dish made from eggs). Come on, real men don't eat quiche! How about a nice steak instead?
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The phrase Real Men Don't Eat Quiche comes from the title of US writer Bruce Feirstein's 1982 book.
Translation: real men don't eat quiche, hug trees, nor do they--according to Katy Perry--listen to Mozart, read Hemingway, maintain a My Space page, or wear scarves.
Real men don't eat quiche, they don't ask for directions when they're lost, and they don't spend more than a tenner on a haircut.
Since real men don't eat quiche, however, if player l's type is surly he would rather have the beer.
If real men don't eat quiche, then real women don't grab rebounds.
ACCORDING to In & Out, real men don't eat quiche -and they don't much care for Barbra Streisand, either.
While it enables him to analyze a dazzling array of topics through the lens of masculinity - Andrew Jackson, the Gold Rush, Moby Dick, Ragged Dick, Social Darwinism, The Wizard of Oz, the Arts and Craft Movement, shell shock, Frederic Remington, fraternal organizations, Muscular Christianity, Superman, gangster movies, film noir, Joseph McCarthy, Charles Atlas, Playboy, Students for a Democratic Society, JFK, LBJ, Reagan and Rambo, Real Men Don't Eat Quiche, and George Bush to name a few - and to make trenchant observations about the instability of masculinity, there are drawbacks to this approach.
Also: Lady Diana weds, girls just wanna have fun, Bruce Springsteen is Born in the USA, Michael Jackson moonwalks, the Berlin Wall falls, and Real Men Don't Eat Quiche.
JUST as real men don't eat quiche, rarely will you find them playing football wearing woolly mittens.