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?
See also: eat, men, quiche, real
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WHOEVER said "real men don't eat quiche" has egg on his face - after a new "macho" chilli range became an overnight best-seller.
THEY used to say that real men don't eat quiche. Now they're saying that a real man will use his partner's make-up.
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.
A couple of decades ago, the fad "Real men don't eat quiche" came as a reaction against reports that red meat was harmful.
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.
JUST as real men don't eat quiche, rarely will you find them playing football wearing woolly mittens.
There used to be a book called Real Men Don't Eat Quiche? Following some comments made by tennis ace Andy Roddick, in the UK this week for the start of Wimbledon, this could now be renamed, 'Real Men Don't Carry Manbags?'
In the 1982 satirical blockbuster Real Men Don't Eat Quiche: A Guidebook to All That Is Truly Masculine, author Bruce Feirstein argued that only men who eat red meat could qualify as truly masculine.