can’t see the forest

My Salute to the Great American Domestic Engineer

Posted in Around the house, Homemaker, humor, Lifestyle by Curtis on 11/9/06

From a 1950 issue of Popular Mechanics, via milk.com‘s Wall Of Shame:

Because everything in her home is waterproof...

“Because everything in her home is waterproof, the housewife of 2000 can do her daily cleaning with a hose.”

What would we men do without you? Could this outlook be more 1950s? And how did I know there would be a WordPress category called Around the House?

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  1. Debi said, on 11/9/06 at 9:53 pm

    Somebody needs to give this woman a life… :-/ (How about a new hairdresser and some extra food, too?)

    This stereotype always gets a rise outta me – thanks, Curt… :-)

  2. raincoaster said, on 11/10/06 at 2:08 pm

    if ONLY, if ONLY. I know I have a vacuum around here somewhere…oh right, it’s in the hallway under the pile of laundry.

  3. Curtis said, on 11/10/06 at 5:34 pm

    It’s interesting…I really can’t figure out whether or not this was supposed to be humorous at the time…I dunno.


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