“I’m going to quit the runway modeling when my dissertation is accepted.”
/// Three wise women, proud symbols of “Science.”
Yet, this image stands in stark defiance
of most women’s real lives.
Back then seen as just wives,
with no agency— prized for compliance.
This clearly Science Fiction: an all female research team in 1917?
“This is what I will wear when I receive the Nobel prize, that my husband will accept for me.”
Miss Italy, 1922, directing the maid to go to the ristorante and bring her some thin crust pizza and an order of Mussels Fra Diavolo . She’ll be tying on the feedbag tonight! Hmmmmmm! She can’t believe she’ll eat the whole thing!
the original “Shark Tank” had only one “shark” and had a much smaller production budget…
It will probably make you laugh
But the finest arm on this staff
(The pride of the bull pen -
Though the others were all men)
had developed her arm at the distaff !
“Yo, Lavinia! Yer not followin’ through after the ball release !” cried her pitching coach – who may look like just another old lady, but who once had a “spitter” that terrorized batters from Birmingham to Scranton.
yo! hand me the gimcrack – the knick knack’s on the paddywhack again…
“Come here and look. I made a Thing-A-Ma- Bob.”
“It’s cool, Auntie. You put the eggs & sugar in & it béats them up in a trice”.
But I used deodorant two days ago.
She could tell him it’s a balloon filler.
She blinded me with science“She blinded me with science!”And hit me with technology
Oh, us women workers get more than minimum wage, we also get moonshine made from the still over there.
There’s always one individual who, for all her exhortations to others, manages to avoid actually doing any work herself.
“I told them I wanted the Parthenon over THERE. They’re just going to have to move it.”
Valencia De La Vazquez, the original inventor of the machine that goes “ping”.
Phil’s still trying to figure out why the buttered side of bread always hits the floor.
“The Amazon drone delivery is here. Have them put it over there.”
“It just occurred to me that we’d have less contamination in our lab if we moved it indoors.”
If you can’t think of what to do with that long one over there, I’m going to take it home tonight for some “experiments”.
Physical and Natural Sciences:
(best viewed using Google Chrome, which can automatically translate most webpages if necessary) has info and links that point to more info about this painting.
A slightly larger strip image is shown by (⌘- or Ctrl-) clicking the image at
I have added a comment there (awaiting Mr. Melcher’s approval) pointing to the artist info I used to point to here. So far 2 works, by this artist, have been used here.
has the prior (the artist info URL in my comment there is pointed to by the here link in my blog comment).
Back in those days, if you wanted an infomercial, you had to go to the town square.
After hiring Marie Curie, Baron Frankenstein was able to manufacture a much-improved line of radium-powered Brides.
in ole Rome, masala is telling mom about his transformation to female. like she always wanted to be. mom’s not too happy, she has same size dresses