Tag Archives: Etiquette

Victorian Etiquette Corner: How To Ride Your Bicycle Like a Lady

The late Victorian era saw the rise of the bicycle. They¬†were easy to use, relatively cheap, encouraged physical exercise, and allowed women to do crazy things like get out of the house and go farther afield without necessarily being escorted … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Edwardian Etiquette Corner #1: The Worst Breach of Etiquette

The word “etiquette”, when used in the twenty-first century, seems almost invariably to have a pretentious connotation. They’re those rules that we’re almost inevitably messing up that nobody cares about anymore except when they embarrass us. “Remnants” of “sexist” etiquette, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

“One of the gre…

“One of the great plagues of travel is the preposterous quantity of luggage which women, as a rule, insist upon taking with them. They pack up for the trip everything that they think is likely to prove useful; and as … Continue reading

Quote | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment