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41 Don’ts for women riding bicycles in 1895 New York

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HERE is a list of 41 don’ts for female cyclists as published New York World, 1895. As Brainpickings says, the  author is of unknown gender.

Marvellous…

 

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30

  • June

    Ok

  • dairy

    it doesn’t say anything about not swearing at other road users who might occasionally irritate one while cycling….? or are dickheads just a production of the last few decades or so…?

  • mr man

    most of those rules are so out dated and frankly sexist….some of them however…”Don’t chew gum. Exercise your jaws in private”..still apply in the modern world

  • June

    Yes they are sexist and patronising remarks but back then women didn’t have a vote which is more important

  • Happy days!

  • June

    Come to that neither did all men get the vote until 1918, and women over 30