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Old 11-20-2017, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Sarahfeena View Post
Exactly! I mean, I know a few people who are going to come into a looooooot of cash someday (apparently there's more than one junk mail empire in the world, who'd have thunk it?) and trying to picture any of them referring to themselves as an "heiress" is just hilarious.
There's something weirdly Jane Austen about a world view in which women are judged solely on their looks, dowries, and fashionable accomplishments, which they have to negotiate into securing a husband while they're still of marriageable age: it's like Sense and Sensibility written by Bret Easton Ellis.