Wednesday, October 15, 2008

I Would Have Hated the 1950s

Was it really this bad back then?

6 comments:

Abi said...

No, the whole thing is an urban legend which, I think, is a euphemism for hoax.

I too learned it the hard way.

Pipa said...

wishful thinking more like...

Sumedha said...

Abi: Ya, you're right. Thank god it isn't genuine. Now I feel stupid for getting all worked up about it. :)

Pipa: If it is genuine, I wonder how much it was actually followed.

Anonymous said...

Patriarchy is well and alive. Today, in many so-called liberal households. These things about the 50s, if true, are amusing but unsurprising.

Sumedha said...

@Anon: Yes, I know patriarchy is still alive and kicking, and not just in the "backward areas". But at least it isn't so blatant now.

kish said...

Some would say- they had ethics then;)