Why is there no female equivalent to "balls" as an expression?

For example:
This man's got the BALLS to break down three buildings at the same time!

Considering the equivalent to balls is boobs, why doesn't anyone use boobs as a semi-profane expression?
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  • The patriarchy has impacted associations with certain words. Balls have connotations of strength, and being daring. Pussy, on the other hand has connotations of weakness and is often used as an insult. Considering balls do nothing, such connotations are confusing and only exist because they're attached to men- the superior in a patriarchal society. Pussy, which is basically a vagina shouldn't be derogatory considering vaginas not only bleed monthly, but they also give birth- taking a lot of strength.

    • Except that balls don't "do nothing" - they contribute to testosterone in men, which, by the way, is the hormone behind much of things like strength and being daring. Lol I agree about the pussy part though

    • Everyone has testosterone

    • Yes, but our brain is more behind it in the process considering we don't have testes (balls). Men have a whole different place for it, pretty much. Why? Well for one thing, they have MORE of it and on very significantly higher levels. So yes, there is a connection there to why balls are used as a term for strength. If they "did nothing" then 1) They wouldn't be there. and 2) Men who get castrated could still have kids and would be just as strong as those who keep their balls. You know guys who get castrated actually are supposed to take testosterone shots? You might wanna learn your bio.

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  • Balls are what supply men with testosterone. Every athletic record in the world, save for some ultra endurance events (if I recall correctly) is held by a man. That’s because of testosterone. Boobs don’t really do much for non-mothers. I guess they cause back pain and hurt when you bump them? The point is, balls are what make men more athletic, which is why they’re associated with strength and bravery.

Most Helpful Guys

  • Maybe women know they don't need that "MALE-MACHO" shit?
    Maybe for women, it is more like "ENCOURAGING, and LOVING" from their 'Nurturing Perspective'!!
    Men want to stick it into everything, and the "BIG DICK" Hypothesis.
    I think most women are totally the opposite, and more comforting, and loving/caring.
    Maybe their way is a close, sensual hug, even if he thinks big balls are a big deal!! :)

  • Because balls show masculinity and boobs are a nurturing tool showing femininity. You don’t knock town buildings with femininity.

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  • Actually the equivalent to balls would be more like ovaries.

  • The female equivalent is "put on your big girl panties."

    • @olderandwiser That seems kind of degrading, and judgmental. . . Maybe she wears "Boyshorts" or just leggings?

    • @JackSmy That is the expression which I have heard many women use.

    • @olderandwiser Not judging at all! But why do women need some 'equivalent'?

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