Not wanting to be one of those overbearing feminist types who always doubts the words of men who are wiser far than I, let me demurely defer to the great scholar of gender studies, Dave Barry. I can't find the exact quotation, but the basic idea is this: if you are cleaning a bathroom and are wondering, for the eight thousandth time, why men pee on the seats, then wonder no more. The answer is that men are jerks.
It's been strangely healing for me to remember this wisdom today. We've had several parties at our house lately, and usually that means that the bathroom gets cleaned regularly, if with more screaming and recriminations than are usually associated with peaceful...READ MORE