Monday, July 25, 2011

The ties that bind (women to domestic servitude)

Yesterday, my friends at Sociological Images shared this absolutely appalling peek into the world that our parents and/or grandparents came out of:

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I would be even more appalled if the poor guy wasn't forced to wear a tie while sleeping (people were much more formal back then, don't you know), if the ties weren't so damned nifty, and if Madge had not filled his coffee with Drain-o so that she could run away to Paris with her divorced friend Bitsy.

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