Here’s a significant difference between men and women: men could never spend hours discussing whether wearing a white hat to a wedding is appropriate.
Three of my favorite women in the world have spent the last hour or so researching the issue, consulting etiquette websites, analyzing whether the size and shape of the hat is relevant, and carefully discussing the pros and cons of wearing a white hat to a summer wedding. I’m afraid I haven’t had much to add to the conversation.
I think it is safe to say that few men would have the patience to scrupulously assess the white hat issue. On the other hand, many women probably would lack the interest to engage in a sustained discussion of whether the addition of more play-in games to this year’s NCAA Tournament is a positive development, or whether the many time-travel paradox questions raised by Terminator 2: Judgment Day make the movie’s premise impossible.