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Like a Girl

The phrase 'play like a girl' was brilliantly redefined on the internet last night

Well played everyone.

WWCup Japan US Soccer Elaine Thompson Elaine Thompson

LATE LAST NIGHT, the US Women’s soccer team won the World Cup in Canada – and the internet was buzzing with praise for the team.

Heading up much of the chat was the term “play like a girl”, how it is used as an insult and why the ladies’ performance last night should make it a thing of the past.

People said it should retire

And suggested others should welcome the term

It’s actually a compliment now

Everyone watching would now want to play like a girl

Advice was being passed down to both sons and daughters

The hashtag #LikeAGirl began and everyone gathered around it

With suggestions to change it to ‘like a boss’ welcomed


So last night’s match might very well have an impact on some young people in the future

Well played, everyone.

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