And, I'm adding a new meme to my Word of the Week, it's called Weekly One-hundred Words or WOW. I first read of this at Southern Fiber Reads and thought it sounded so cool!
Here are my 100 words from Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein p58:This meme is hosted by Ruthi at Ruthi Reads! The object is simple: share exactly 100 words from the book you are currently reading, and no spoilers! Be sure to include your book's title, author, and page number in your post. Head over to Ruthi's site and add your link to your book! Happy
"...I realized that the journalists who were most outraged by Pop were the ones who would've been the daughters--metaphorically or literally--of 1970s feminists, girls who had been stuffed into endless pairs of shapeless overalls (which in itself would scar a person for life). Their moms had doubtless been well meaning, but their ideals were misguided. And boring. And they backfired: there was no way all those Carries, Terris, Randis, and Jos were going to inflict that neutered femininity on their daughters. When they had children, then--which coincided with marketer's discovery of the power of microsegmentation by age and sex--they were..."
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