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Re: Scot Women
It is interesting.
But of course, the men had more important
things to do, like fight with their neighbors.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 9:18 AM
Subject: Scot Women
>The following article appeared in our local
newspaper, The Omaha World
>Herald, from The Philadelphia
>REPORT: WOMEN'S WORK ONCE WAS HEAVY
>The weaker sex? Forget it.
skeletons found on a remote island off Scotland showed women did more
>heavy manual work than men 400 years ago, a British scientist reports.
>examining the spines of people who lived and died on the island of
>between the 16th and 19th centuries, Joanna Sofaer Deverenski of
>University says women suffered physically from strenuous
labour. "We know
>that women did most of the heavy lifting
>That's it verbatim, cousins. I thought it might be
interesting to some of you.
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