MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, May 5, 1947

Notes on U.S. customs, habits, manners & morals as reported in the U.S. press:

¶ Daylight Saving Time was back, mostly in the urban East—many rural towns and 32 whole states in the South and West still refused to have any truck with it.

¶ Summing up a batch of recent studies comparing U.S. women of today with those of 50 years ago, the New York Times found that women now are taller and thinner, live longer but get grey earlier, have bigger feet, eat less but do more heavy drinking, are less prudish, less...

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