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“My Brilliant Career”

“My Brilliant Career” The title above is from an Australian film of some years ago, whose heroine decides to refuse the hand and society life of the handsome suitor she loves, and instead to set forth on the solitary struggle … Continue reading

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“The B Word”

“Bitch” is an insult word, yet I doubt there is any living, adult, English-speaking woman who hasn’t applied it (at least in her mind) to another woman, in cases where no other descriptive term will do. In my experience, it’s … Continue reading

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