The Venn Diagram of Irrational Nonesense
Xanthippe, “the hardest to get along with of all the women there are.” Good for her. Via Wikpedia.
It is a foolish sheep that makes the wolf her confessor.
“The piquant Converte Angliam, c. 1685 (British Museum) (Fig. 5), which appears on the book’s dust jacket, adopts the late Reformation trope of randy Catholic confessors preying on their flock: a wolf dressed in a friar’s robe prepares to devour a lady at confession.”
1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment. Via The Atlantic
Model wearing a dress of Dacron cotton, 1950s.
At work in an aeroplane factory.
Howard Penton, from Engineering wonders of the world vol. 3, Edited by Archibald Williams, London, 1909.
There are a few stories there, that last one so horribly sad. RIP Nelly. Stumbled on via flickr.