September 25th, 2002

Life 2 (based on icon from tamnonlinear)


I'm probably risking life and limb here, but it does illustrate the change in attitudes over 50 years ... or lack of change maybe.

There's no longer any question whether transit companies
should hire women for jobs formerly held by men. The draft
and manpower shortage has settled that point. The important
things now are to select the most efficient women available
and how to use them to the best advantage. Here are eleven
helpful tips on the subject from Western Properties:
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This is an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Mass
Transportation. This was serious and written for male
supervisors of women in the work force during World War II--
a mere 54 years ago.
Life 2 (based on icon from tamnonlinear)

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It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
John Andrew Holmes

The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.
Glaser and Way

I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Wernher von Braun

When a man says he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into practice.