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Monday, 25 September 2017

'Hepeating' is the new 'mansplaining' and it's definitely happened to you

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It's a tale that's all too familiar for many women. You share your idea at work, but you're met with silence and an almighty shrug. 

Immediately after, that very same idea is put forth by a man. He claims it as his own. And, everyone loves it. 

Well, there's a new word for this age-old practice: "hepeating." And, it's almost certainly happened to you. 

The term was coined by friends of astronomer and professor Nicole Gugliucci who tweeted the word's definition and how to use it. Her tweet garnered almost 200K likes and 65K retweets, which gives an inkling about just how widespread hepeating is.  Read more...

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