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"Mere Men"

asked 2015-11-18 15:47:56 -0400

In the 1910s in the mainstream press, men who identified as supporters of women's suffrage were often derisively referred to as "mere men." What was the derivation of the term?

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answered 2015-11-20 14:48:34 -0400

usagi5886 gravatar image

Some Googling turns up that it may be a biblical reference. See, for example, the last paragraph here: https://books.google.com/books?id=3Yg...

I'm not sure exactly what book/chapter/verse it refers to, though. You could try swimming through these results: https://www.google.com/search?q=%22me...

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