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Idiot's Facebook Conversation About the Word 'Suffrage' Is Delightful

Straight off the bat, I cannot confirm if the following Facebook exchange is real. It was sent to me by a friend (what up, io9's Meredith Woerner) and neither of us could find a site to source it back to. That said, if it is real, this conversation on the flexibility of the word "suffrage" — particularly in relation… »2/12/14 5:30pm2/12/14 5:30pm

Ironically-Named City of Sistersville Still Bans Women from Voting

West Virginia (unfairly most of the time) seems to be the go-to backwoods state in America. Incest, murderous hillbillies, haunted coal-mining towns straddling the cave mouth to Hell, illiteracy, and prescription drug abuse are often mentioned in connection with West Virginia, as if the Appalachian squiggle-blob… »9/14/13 4:30pm9/14/13 4:30pm

Old Timey Organization Warns That Ladyvoting Will Lead to Alcoholic Cravings, 'Petticoat Rule'


Back in the olden times, things were simpler. Serious things like voting and wearing monocles were left to the men, whereas women were kept in a state of perpetual kittenhood, tending to the little ones, keeping the house clean, and nodding in agreement with their husbands. Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.… »12/19/11 12:50pm12/19/11 12:50pm