Always recently asked a group of adults and teens to act out what it means to do something “like a girl.” Their animated and admittedly ignorant responses displayed the negative things people associate with being a “girl.” Running like a girl means to daintily trot and throwing like a girl means to give up on your strength and launch the ball toward the ground. But why is it defined this way?
Here’s a woman “running like a girl”:
And a guy “fighting like a girl”…or so he thinks:
Watch the video below. It’ll make you stop and think next time we throw around the words “like a girl”. Words mean more than we know. Watch: