• Women and men communicate differently, often on entirely different planes. But just as men have failed us, we have failed them. It has been one of our great collective female shortcomings to presume that whatever we do not perceive simply isn't there, or that whatever is not communicated in our language is not intelligible speech.

    Norah Vincent (2006). “Self-Made Man: One Woman's Year Disguised as a Man”, p.118, Penguin