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2011's Most Absurd Quotes About Women -- And Who Said Them

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Mallory Ortberg | Eco Salon

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With beliefs like these floating around, we have to remind ourselves that it's 2011.

It’s hard to believe that this many years after Stieg Larsson ended sexism it's still possible for public figures to issue dismissive, crude, and derogatory statements about women, but it would appear not everyone has gotten to "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" in their book club yet. Until that day comes, here are the worst, most insulting, and simply bizarre quotes about women we heard this year outside of a YouTube comment thread.

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