I miss LJ

Jan. 22nd, 2012 11:05 am
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Are you still here, lovely people?

I've been howling at this blog post quoting extracts from "Are Women People?" (1915) (via Twitter; I think [livejournal.com profile] ailbhe linked to it).

For instance:

If They Meant All They Said

Charm is a woman's strongest arm;
My charwoman is full of charm;
I chose her, not for strength of arm
But for her strange elusive charm.

And how tears heighten woman's powers!
My typist weeps for hours and hours:
I took her for her weeping powers—
They so delight my business hours.

A woman lives by intuition.
Though my accountant shuns addition
She has the rarest intuition.
(And I myself can do addition.)

Timidity in girls is nice.
My cook is so afraid of mice.
Now you'll admit it's very nice
To feel your cook's afraid of mice.

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Date: 2012-01-22 11:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] daegaer.livejournal.com
Hee, that's great!

(I am still here, in between giving myself ridiculous comedy injuries. Though right now I should not be Here, I should be Marking Things).

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Date: 2012-01-22 11:17 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] radegund.livejournal.com
Daegaer!

*hugs you*

Sorry to hear about your ridiculous comedy injuries. I hope they heal with comic rapidity.

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Date: 2012-01-25 07:48 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] mollydot.livejournal.com
You need more tears. That'll heighten your powers of healing and avoiding injury.

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