October 6 was National Poetry Day in the UK, and to celebrate, iNews editor Felicity Morse posted a brilliant poem that proves mansplaining has existed since before Twitter gave the term mainstream attention.
Morse shared a poem on Twitter written by Wendy Cope and published in 2006 ? the same year Twitter launched ? titled “Differences of Opinion.”
“He tells her that the earth is flat ? He knows the facts, and that is that,” the poem (below) begins.
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