Behind every great man, there is a great woman– Anonymous
A critical evolutionary development which allowed the male of the species to successfully avoid the question:
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“How do you do it – combine a family with a career?”
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Unfortunately, this valuable adaptation has mutated and seems to have developed a mind of its own.
While the origin is unknown, the first printed citation of “behind every great man, there’s a great women,” is from a Texas Newspaper when quoting Meryll Frost, a Canadian-born football player, who uttered these words after he was awarded the “Most Courageous Athlete of the Year” in 1946.
While I’m not a great man, there’s a great woman behind me.– Meryll Frost
This shows beyond a reasonable doubt that over 75 years ago, there were people that believed in gender equality. That is the inspiration for our next comic …
By the 1960s and 1970s the women’s feminism adopted the slogan: “Behind every great man is an even greater woman.”