An avid fan writes…

This arrived in my mailroom pigeonhole today — a proper, honest to goodness, old-school letter (but, disappointingly, written in boring monochrome rather than the traditional green.) It’s a response, of sorts, to my recent letter to The Sunday Times. I can’t quite decide as to whether it’s a pitch-perfect parody — the line about girls not instinctively “learning to throw” is perhaps a little too good — or if my aggrieved correspondent somehow joined Jacob Rees-Mogg in teleporting here from the 18th century…

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Author: Philip Moriarty

Physicist. Rush fan. Father of three. (Not Rush fans. Yet.) Rants not restricted to the key of E minor...

3 thoughts on “An avid fan writes…”

  1. I’ve just sent a copy of this to my slightly miffed critic. It’d be too much to hope that he reads it and realises that citing a 1940 reference, given the complexity and nuance of the research on gender differences, is not, like the rest of his letter, the most scientific of arguments. But I suspect that this strategy will backfire

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