Women don’t whistleDecember 3, 2007 at 8:56 pm | Posted in Gender | Leave a comment
Tags: men, whistle, Women
A funny thing happened to me in the office today: I was whistling the tune of an African (christmas?) song*) which we are singing in my choir at the moment. It was a quarter to nine and the secretary from the adjacent department came in to “to check who it was” as she thought it couldn’t be me: “Women don’t whistle, normally.”
*) A song that is strangely popular in German speaking countries: Listen to this impression of the song by some unknown German choir – very Germanic still, isn’t it?