When a married woman goes out to look after her rights, her husband is
usually left at home to look after his wrongs.--_Child Harold_.
"'Ullo, Bill, 'ow's things with yer?"
"Lookin' up, Tom, lookin' up."
"Igh cost o' livin' not 'ittin' yer, Bill?"
"Not so 'ard, Tom--not so 'ard. The missus 'as went 'orf on a hunger
stroike and me butcher's bills is c
t in arf!"
I'd hate t' be married t' a suffragette an' have t' eat Battle Creek
FIRST ENGLISHMAN--"Why do you allow your wife to be a militant
SECOND ENGLISHMAN--"When she's busy wrecking things outside we have
comparative peace at home."--_Life_.
Recipe for a suffragette:
To the power that already lies in her hands
You add equal rights with the gents;
You'll find votes that used to bring two or three plunks,
Marked down to ninety-eight cents.
When Mrs. Pankhurst, the English suffragette, was in America she met and
became very much attached to Mrs. Lee Preston, a New York woman of
singular cleverness of mind and personal attraction. After the
acquaintance had ripened somewhat Mrs. Pankhurst ventured to say:
"I do hope, Mrs. Preston, that you are a suffragette."
"Oh, dear no!" replied Mrs. Preston; "you know, Mrs. Pankhurst, I am
BILL--"Jake said he was going to break up the suffragette meeting the
other night. Were his plans carried out?"
DILL--"No, Jake was."--_Life_.
SLASHER--"Been in a fight?"
MASHER--"No. I tried to flirt with a pretty suffragette."--_Judge_.
"What sort of a ticket does your suffragette club favor?"
"Well," replied young Mrs. Torkins, "if we owned right up, I think most
of us would prefer matinée tickets."
_See also_ Woman suffrage.