Ladies, Know Your Limits!

Ladies, Know Your Limits!

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Here’s a bit of satire from the BBC’s Harry Enfield and Chums, which ran during the 1990s. Love those Brits—every country should have a “ghoul standard!”

Then pop over to Mrs. Somerville: First Scientist, about a girl whose daddy feared she’d end up in a straight jacket…

5 Responses

  1. Heather
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    I just laughed so hard when I saw this. I love in Utah, and sadly this is somewhat truthful, and not so much funny. I feel like there are a lot of late bloomers because it takes women a long time (if they can) to break out of the set forth stereotype. I love your website! Great Job!

    • Debra Eve
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      Thanks so much, Heather. I originally had this as part of a regular “Girls’ Friday” posting where I profiled women who break stereotypes, but eventually dropped it. But you’re so right — there’s definitely a relationship between stereotyping and late blooming. I may just bring Girls’ Friday back!

  2. Heather
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    LOL *Live in Utah* No, not polygamous, nor Mormon for that matter!

    • Debra Eve
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      That was a great Freudian slip!

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