Behavior: Is Smiling Dangerous to Women?

Ralph and Wanda talk about grinning and female oppression

Wanda: How was your flight in from the coast, dear?

Ralph: Perfectly adequate, my pet. But something must have been bothering all the stewardi. None of them seemed able to smile much.

Wanda: You are missing yet another social trend, Ralph. A lot of them have decided to cut back on all the smiling. Other professionals, like lawyers and accountants, don't have to smile relentlessly for hours at a stretch. Why should flight attendants?

Ralph: Let me get my coat off, dearest. I want to brace myself on the off chance that someone I love intends to launch a hearty feminist...

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