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    This is a code of conduct James Michener, author of Iberia, found pinned to a church door while he was traveling through rural Spain in the late 1960s. 
If you think it’s odd how that this list implies that only harlots ride bicycles, it may be because there’s a weird history of conservatives freaking out about women on bicycles:

From allowing young people to socialize without the chaperoning of clergymen and other merchants of morality to finally liberating women from the constraints of corsets and giant skirts (the “rational dress” pioneered by bike-riding women cut the weight of their undergarments to a “mere” 7 pounds), the velocipede made possible previously unthinkable actions and interactions that we now for granted to the point of forgetting the turbulence they once incited.

    This is a code of conduct James Michener, author of Iberia, found pinned to a church door while he was traveling through rural Spain in the late 1960s. 

    If you think it’s odd how that this list implies that only harlots ride bicycles, it may be because there’s a weird history of conservatives freaking out about women on bicycles:

    From allowing young people to socialize without the chaperoning of clergymen and other merchants of morality to finally liberating women from the constraints of corsets and giant skirts (the “rational dress” pioneered by bike-riding women cut the weight of their undergarments to a “mere” 7 pounds), the velocipede made possible previously unthinkable actions and interactions that we now for granted to the point of forgetting the turbulence they once incited.

     
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