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To think porridge is a man breakfast.

(75 Posts)
moogy1a Sat 07-Sep-13 09:59:59

DH insists all breakfast cereals are girly food.
I suggested porridge as an alternative cos I consider that a manly food ( I don't know why, maybe it conjures up images of hardy Scotsmen).
Anyway, he disagrees and thinks it's as girly as fruit and fibre or special K.
Opinions? or am I being odd to think of breakfast in these terms? It's only cereals that I divide along gender lines btw before I get accused of agreeing with the Muller yoghurt ridiculousness and I always have porridge!

littlewhitebag Sat 07-Sep-13 10:26:30

I eat porridge most days. My DH prefers muesli or bran flakes and sometimes Special K.

I quite enjoy a fry up from time to time. DH hates fry ups and likes a continental breakfast.

Do we need to swap roles? Do we need gender reassignment surgery?

stubbornstains Sat 07-Sep-13 10:26:58

I would recommend not standing on crumpets. You'll have a devil of a job getting the butter stains out of the carpet.

WilsonFrickett Sat 07-Sep-13 10:29:32

My DH has porridge ever day. Last time I checked, he still had a penis.

Lazyjaney Sat 07-Sep-13 10:31:05

Do we need to swap roles? Do we need gender reassignment surgery

No, you'll probably be ok if you swap breakfasts. But go easy on the walnuts....

I don't know why, maybe it conjures up images of hardy Scotsmen

grin

EduCated Sat 07-Sep-13 10:32:32

Is that how you got your NN, stubborn? wink

And arsetits. Seems I'll have to give up those, as well as the porridge. I'll just have to go forage some blackberries on the way to work.

littlewhitebag Sat 07-Sep-13 10:34:09

My DH is a hardy Scotsman. Porridge gives him the boak.

Fakebook Sat 07-Sep-13 10:34:51

Give him a yorkie or a snickers.

stubbornstains Sat 07-Sep-13 10:36:34

It started with photographic chemicals, but to be honest, I am supremely gifted at pretty much any kind of stain known to humanity. Except for crumpet stains, because, as any fule kno, they go in your mouth grin

Thepowerof3 Sat 07-Sep-13 10:36:41

I divide cereal into kids and non kids

Pobblewhohasnotoes Sat 07-Sep-13 10:44:32

It's just cereal, just eat it.

HormonalHousewife Sat 07-Sep-13 10:46:24

Eh?

EduCated Sat 07-Sep-13 10:50:38

Crumpet stains sounds rooooooooood.

FreudiansSlipper Sat 07-Sep-13 11:49:41

yes it is a daft way to think

saying that advertising is the reason a strong man on the packet of porridge is the most recognisable brand, ready brek was always a glowing boy, special k always a woman enjoying a bowl sadly these adverts influence us and we do not even recognise that

sarahtigh Sat 07-Sep-13 11:50:01

is he saying cereal is girly because he actually just does not like cereals?

SuperiorCat Sat 07-Sep-13 11:55:04

I'm going to eat lots of porridge, I'd love to grow my own penis

kim147 Sat 07-Sep-13 12:01:34

Things would have been a lot easier if I ate lots of muesli and Special K.

But I do grin

moogy1a Sat 07-Sep-13 12:02:32

I think he's saying cereals are girly because they conjure up images of women prancing around villas eating their special k so they can look lovely in their bikinis.
That's what I think tbh. as Freudian says, it's obviously the power of advertising.
Quiche is also a bit girly apparently.
Obviously all meats are manly ( except a grilled skinless chicken breast.)
the manliest of meats are oxtail.

EastwickWitch Sat 07-Sep-13 12:07:00

I suggest black pudding as a 'manly' breakfast.
Refuse to let him ever eat a croissant again coz it's girl food.

moogy1a Sat 07-Sep-13 12:08:03

eastwick you are quite right. Black pudding with tabasco sauce is a manly breakfast.

EastwickWitch Sat 07-Sep-13 12:12:24

moogy with mushrooms that he's foraged for himself?
It'll be an early start for him in the mornings.

kim147 Sat 07-Sep-13 12:19:18

Do you eat "children's" cereals though grin

Trying to find the inner child - I do like Cheerios but had to draw the line at chocolate covered crap like coco pops.

stubbornstains Sat 07-Sep-13 13:20:14

superiorcat do you want to keep the vagina as well?

How odd...both of you!

slightlysoupstained Sat 07-Sep-13 13:28:00

Meat is manly, is it? I think you need to get a couple of biscuit cutters - flower & heart shape should do it.

Then tomorrow morning, make a couple of bacon butties & cut them into pretty shapes for a lovely genderfuck Sunday brunch.

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