Cherchez l'homme  

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Cherchez l'homme (French, literal, look for the man) is an expression formed by analogy of cherchez la femme (French, literal, look for the woman.

This expression means, look for the man or the woman behind a celebrity.

However, the expression, cherchez l'homme is far less frequent than cherchez la femme.

"Perhaps the significance of this fact is that women always succeed more effectively than men to be in control on their way to triumph or, on the other hand, to lick and heal their wounds alone, the wounds of body and soul that life bestows on them right, left, and centre." [1]


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