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Smart Women

Discussion in 'The Lighter Side' started by JWish, May 18, 2007.

  1. JWish


    Dec 10, 2005
    Barbara Walters of Television's 20/20 did a story on gender roles in Kabul, Afghansitan several years before the Afghan conflict. She noted that women customarily walked 5 paces behind their husbands. She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk behind their husbands. From Ms. Walter's vantange point, despite the overthrow of the oppressive Taliban regime, the women now seem to walk even further back behind their husbands and are happy to maintain the old custom.
    Ms. Walters approached one of the Afghani women and aked, "Why do
    you seem happy with the old custom that you tried so desperately to change?"
    The woman looked Ms. Walters straight in the eye, and without hesitation said, "Land Mines."
  2. bassman-dan

    bassman-dan NRA Lifer

    Jan 29, 2004
    Quagmire, Louisiana
    Heard the same story 40 years ago except that it involved native American women & rattlesnakes instead of land mines.
    Still funny though....

  3. FireGuy

    FireGuy Into The Breach CLM

    May 20, 2002
    Hiding In The Rockies
    And I thought that was why they walk in front of their husband...:animlol: