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"Tell your husband thanks for buying you those t*ts, they're hot" - the top 10 things women don't want to hear

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busty-office-workerWomen have been lining up to tell The Everyday Sexism Project horror stories of casual sexism at work, home and simply out on the street.

Here are the top 10 worst things real UK women have had said to them.

The Everyday Sexism Project catalogues instances of sexism experienced by women on a day to day basis.

It now has more than 20,000 entries and is set to expand globally.

They might be serious or minor, outrageously offensive or so niggling and normalised that women don’t even feel able to protest.

By sharing stories, sexism is shown to exist on a daily basis and that it is a valid problem to discuss as opposed to being wrongly referred to as 'banter'.


Here are 10 accounts by women of all different ages from across the UK that happened in the last week:

"I was followed around today during my run by a guy on a bike who rated different parts of my body."

"Man addressing a room I was in: “When I say ‘men’ I mean everyone - it's a generic term.”

"Little gem from a work party: getting told I look “good enough to rape” by male colleagues.

Guy at work used to think it was OK to only ever address me as big boobs. "Morning big boobs" etc. I started addressing him as "small dick" he soon realised that maybe saying "morning Kate" would be a better way to address me."

"On seeing me in my lab coat, a bloke said to me at work: “Oh you're one of the scientists? I thought you must be the receptionist.”

"Walking with my mum, a man sitting outside a pub starts shouting "threesome? THREESOME!?” at us."

"Offered a sandwich at work, I say: “No thank you.” Male boss then adds: “I expect she is watching her weight.”

"Male stranger says: "Tell your husband thanks for buying you those tits, they're hot."

"At the community centre a volunteer asks: "Anyone have a husband who can come in and fix our computers?" I have an IT degree."

"Some guys who live across the road stand outside every day and shout at every girl that passes. It makes me nervous to go out."


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