Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist (piggymouse) wrote,
Male C. Pig a.k.a. Svinopolist

QotD: Gender issues

Steel & Gardiner again. The following passage from the chapter on moving and setting up one's house illuminates in a truly timeless way the utterly practical and mundane disposition of the female mind.

…the safe transportation of the necessaries of life, such as husband, children, books, and a piano, is generally sufficient strain on the nerves.

I have serious troubles conceptualising the author of the above as an actual victim of any kind of gender oppression.

P.S. The current music is apparently in agreement.

Tags: gender, history, humanity, personal, quote, reading, undef, victorian

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