Really? Was that the best they could do? Hillary Clinton calmly dismissed the action of chauvinistic attendees at a Salem, N.H., rally who yelled “Iron my shirt!” repeatedly as she was talking. “Ah, the remnants of sexism—alive and well,” Clinton quipped, to the approval of the rest of the audience.
In Cameroon, many mothers pound and “iron” flat the breasts of their daughters with heated bananas or coconut shells, hoping to discourage the sexual advances of males who see developed breasts as indicators of sexual maturity.