Have you ever noticed? If there’s a fireplace (with a fire) in the room — and a man — the man will go over to the fire and poke it to make sure it’s done properly. (To be honest, I’ll do the same thing!). But you can ALWAYS count on a guy — no matter what age — to do this.
Similarly, if there’s an elevator button that has been pushed, and a woman (especially a woman!) waiting for the elevator, the man will go over to the button and push it several times to make sure it’s been PROPERLY pushed. You wouldn’t want a woman driving one of those things!
It never fails: see for yourself!
(Originally published July 4, 2006)