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The women of Paris during the battle of Verdun 1916*

As if by the germination of a tiny quantity of yeast, apparently of spontaneous generation, young women now went about all day with tall cylindrical turbans on their heads, as a contemporary of Mme Tallien’s might have done, and from … Continue reading

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Pull Along Cases: a macho-Norwegian speaks

“…the case was heavy (but) I carried it by the handles…I detested the tiny wheels, first of all because they are feminine, thus not worthy of a man, a man should carry not roll…” Karl Ove Knausgaard A Death In … Continue reading

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