Monday, September 30, 2013

We've come a long way

Thank goodness it's not 1952




5 comments:

Keith said...

Aaaah! Those were the days; when men were men, and women knew their place.

(Joke! Don't shoot!)

Doris said...

OMG! OMG! OMG!

I don't know what I most shocked with .... the dresses for chubbies; blow (cig smoke) in her face and she'll follow you anywhere; or Christmas morning she'll be happier with a hoover!!!

They seem like a very sad joke but they are real. These are the messages women were once sent loud and clear. And not even that long ago.

Anji Knutsen said...

Keith: It's a good job the revolution wasn't a bloody one - the male population would have been more than decimated.

Doris: I think that women have had to unlearn a lot. My dreaded vacuum cleaner dream post:
http://anjipatchwork.blogspot.fr/2008/05/nightmares-vacuum-cleaners-and-irons.html

Angela Kay said...

A few years ago our adoring son bought his mum a set of saucepans for Christmas. He's still not been entirely forgiven!

Anji Knutsen said...

Angela: Thank you for commenting. I think I can imagine how that would feel.