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In a column about “working class lives,” he told of a clerk named Artie whose girlfriend was losing interest in him and beginning to see other men socially.
The invention of dating replaced “calling,” as we discussed in A Dating Tradition Worth Bringing Back?
In , a ‘one man buyer’s strike’ due to the large amount he’d spent on dating. “Gold digger” appeared to be used for the first time in the ’20s, referring to “small-town women who came to the big city in search of a rich husband.” Some conservatives strongly opposed this new concept of men paying for a woman’s meal.
“In the eyes of the authorities,” author Moira Weigel writes in her book, , “women who let men buy them food and drinks or gifts and entrance tickets looked like whores, and making a date seemed the same as turning a trick.” In 1908, Henry Ford began mass production of the Model T.
One of the most scandalous aspects of the Twenties was the propensity for daring young women (“flappers”) to go out to speakeasies, dance halls, restaurants, and parties without a chaperone.
They could drink, smoke cigarettes, bob their hair, and dance all the immoral fad dances like the Charleston.
We are getting worried that we will be left on the shelf if we won't give in to them. He is not ashamed to admit that he is looking for a good time and his approach involves 'liking' anything female within a six-mile radius.