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Quotation by Mary Barnett Gilson
Shopping seemed to take an entirely too important place in women's lives. You never saw men milling around in men's departments. They made quick work of it. I used to wonder if shopping was a form of escape for women who had no worthwhile interests.
Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?), U.S. factory personnel manager, economist, and educator. What's Past is Prologue, ch. 4 (1940).
Remembering her youthful days as a salesclerk.
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