It gets worse..depending on one's view point. According to a Sky report this morning, parents give more pocket money to boys than girls.
Perhaps from an early age, they simply seek to reinforce what every girl should know?
"The reason why you have smaller feet is to enable you to get nearer the kitchen sink sweetie."
Therefor, and excellent pre-prep for life ahead.
Very sad indeed. If memory serves correctly, was he not "lucky" to live so long?
I seem to recall he had a near miss in a ski accident many years back. Torso perforated with a ski stick...or something similar?