Amusements

Were the Edwardians Cleverer Than Us?

Though the Edwardians found much amusement in things we enjoy today–sports, dancing, dining, theater, et al–one of the primary entertainments of the day involved words. Not only were the Edwardians prodigious letter writers, but most Edwardian parlour games consisted of word puzzles, conversation games, recitations, amateur theatricals, and other linguistic delights were the most popular …

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Marriage

On the Management of Edwardian Husbands

BY MRS. NAPIER MILES “Management is a stupid word,” said Diana Templewick, when I asked her opinion on this all-important subject. Not being married myself, I felt hardly qualified to tackle so serious a problem single-handed; and I have never yet discovered the question which Diana has not been able to answer. I had found …

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