Sunday, May 15, 2022

Today -100: May 15, 1922: Of standards, foot-kissing, and harmony

The building industry forms an American Construction Council to help raise standards, naming former Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt as chairman. Unpaid, but I guess it’s his first gig post-polio.

In a Chicago police court, a man charged with wife-beating is ordered to kiss his wife’s foot. Pretty sure the judge didn’t ask the wife’s permission before so ordering. Then he puts the guy on probation.

Headline of the Day -100:  

Because if there’s one thing the French like, it’s foreign tourists.

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