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Episode sources:

"A Cultural History of Mansplaining." The Atlantic.

"Allow Me to Explain Why We Don't Need Words Like 'Mansplain'." The Guardian.

"How to Explain Mansplaining." The New York Times.

"'Mansplaining': The Real Reason Men Like to Explain." Inc.

"Men Explain Things To Me." Guernica.

"The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why." Harvard Business Review.

"Why You'll Never Hear Me Use the Term 'Mansplain'." xoJane.

Academic Insights:

"How Men And Women Differ: Gender Differences in Communication Styles, Influence Tactics, and Leadership Styles." Karima Merchant. CMC Senior Theses. 2012.