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A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle

sherryleio

sherryleio

China

'A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle', this is one line in one of U2's song. But I don't understand why bicyble is so important to a fish. I thought it was water that a fish could not lack for.

It is highly appreciated that if anyone can explain what's the background story or something like that.  Thanks in advance.  Take care, be well.

10:49 AM Nov 21 2006 |

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s640663

s640663

China

i prefer believing there are ghosts in the world rather than what a woman said.Sealed

04:03 AM Apr 10 2007 |

janacalicut

India

hello sherry,

it means that a woman doesn't need to look for a man cause man will be after her any way.

07:31 AM Apr 10 2007 |

johnlca

Viet Nam

normal means what God intended for a man and a woman so we all can have the next generation and its a very basic of biology when come to preserve our own species.

 

11:20 PM Jun 08 2007 |

senoic

senoic

Bosnia and Herzegovina

you have right Sherry I did not understand it too…

01:22 PM Nov 29 2009 |

BeverlySandy

India

As far as I concerned that “A man need a woman indeed” and both were made for each other and Live together forever and ever

04:39 PM Feb 09 2013 |