Friday Funny . . . Sort of

"For Housewives" appeared in the ______ of the Dalhousie Gazette.

I think these tortured rhymes “For Housewives” were a Dalhousie student’s attempt at social commentary on women’s roles in the first quarter of the twentieth century–at least I hope they were!

1“For Housewives.,” The Dalhousie Gazette XLIX, no. 10 (December 3, 1917): 8.

2Images of advertisements for Bon Ami cleanser retrieved from


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