This isn't exactly startling news. I mean, it's pretty obvious that would be the reason given the massive amount of clothing they had to wear. All you have to do to figure that out is to try to imagine how one would used a toilet while wearing all those petticoats as well as the voluminous long skirts.

I started reading this thinking you were going to say something different from the obvious.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith


Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.