Tuesday, 12 December 2006

employing married women

The eighth of December 1951 [the day he was born] marked the 10th anniversary of America's entry into the second world war. Until that time, half of the 48 states had laws making it illegal to employ a married woman.
- extract from Bill Bryson's autobiography, reproduced in the Guardian, Saturday 2 September 2006.

No comments:

Post a Comment