A friend of mine recently emailed me this anonymous piece, which I found worthy enough to share:
A Geography Lesson:
THE GEOGRAPHY OF A WOMAN
Between birth and 22, a woman is like Africa, half discovered, half
wild, naturally beautiful with fertile soil.
Between 23 and 30, a woman is like America, well developed and open
to trade, especially for someone with cash.
Between 31 and 35, a woman is like India, very hot, relaxed and
convinced of her own beauty.
Between 36 and 40, a woman is like France, gently aging; but still
warm and a desirable place to visit.
Between 41 and 50, a woman is like Great Britain, with a glorious and
all conquering past.
Between 51 and 60, a woman is like Yugoslavia, lost some wars, won
some great battles, but haunted by past mistakes, still very strong
Between 61 and 70, a woman is like Russia, very wide and the borders
are now largely un-patrolled.
After 70, she becomes like Tibet. Off the beaten path, with a
mysterious past and the wisdom of the ages...still desirable but only
those with an adventurous spirit and a thirst for spiritual
knowledge and true love dare visit there.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF A MAN
Between 1 and 78, a man is like Iran, ruled by a dick.