The Spy Who Shagged Me

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When spies seduce you to learn your secrets, it's called a "honey trap", and history's rife with examples. My favorite: "Romeo spies" assigned to "seek out powerful, unmarried women, romance them, and squeeze from them all their secrets." [FP]

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if the spy museum taught me nothing else, it is that history is full of female spies who were underestimated by men. they did kick ass things like dressing in drag and joining the military to fight in the civil war. they delivered important messages around to royalty because no one thought a woman could do such a thing...

there were not as many exhibits about men tricking women there.