What does a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle mean?

The idiom “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle” is defined as a popular phrase which started during the feminist movement in the 1970s. … An example of “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle” is the belief held by many women that women have no need for something as useless as a man.

What does a fish riding a bicycle mean?

Meaning: If someone needs something like a Fish Needs a Bicycle, they do not need it at all, originally a feminist slogan: A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle. Contributor: Richard Flynn.

When did Gloria Steinem say a woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle?

The phrase, “a man without faith is like a fish without a bicycle,” first appeared in the Swarthmore College magazine, Phoenix, in April 1958.

Is like fish without bicycle?

“A man without faith is like a fish without a bicycle.”

Who said fish without a bicycle?

A well-known feminist slogan coined in 1970 by the Australian filmmaker, social activist, and writer Irina Dunn (born 1948); according to her recollection, adapted from the phrase “A man needs God like a fish needs a bicycle” which she read in a philosophical text.

Where is the fish on a bicycle?

Fish on a Bike

Directions: In the pond of Lewis Park. North side of Delmar Blvd between Vassar and Yale Aves. An exclusive neighborhood that discourages visitors by providing no place to park.

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