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.