15 July 2008

The good old days

My husband thought we'd all get a kick out of this:

"A few years later, Abigail Adams would describe [Philadelphia's] women as 'rouged up to the ears' and fond of fashions so revealing that they 'literally look like nursing mothers.'" The Summer of 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution, by David O. Stewart, p. 84.

1 comment:

Reb. Mary said...

Those darn nursing hussies again.