AA Gill On... Complaining

Dear AA,

Why do women complain so much? I mean it's so much better to be a woman than a man. They get everything paid for and they can have sex whenever they want.

A woman can walk into a pub and shout "I fancy a fuck!" and there'll be a dozen blokes all over her. If I walked into a pub and shouted "I fancy a fuck!" I'd get my head kicked in.

Joe, by email

Dear Joe, I could put you right on so many things. I could point out the comparative earning and career opportunities between men and women. I could draw your attention to the incidence of violence toward women and the rape statistics. But you wouldn't listen.

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And we both know you're right. I would just add, though, that the reason so few women do stand in the doorways of pubs shouting "I fancy a fuck" is because they'd be pulling a dozen blokes like you out of their underwear.

I'm pretty sure you don't have to say anything to get your head kicked in.