This is Women's History Month:
The year women achieved the right to vote in the following countries:
1893 New Zealand (the first country to give women the right to vote)
1918 Austria, Germany, Poland, Russia
1920 United States
1928 Britain, Ireland
1947 Argentina, Japan, Mexico, Pakistan
1957 Malaysia, Zimbabwe
1963 Iran, Morocco
1990 Western Samoa
1993 Kazakhstan, Moldova
1994 South Africa
2006 United Arab Emirates
2011 Saudi Arabia - infoplease
Women's History Month, 2018, begins on Thursday, March 1, and ends on Saturday, March 31. - Google
“A govmint statistician figured if he took his clothes off and a woman wouldn’t honk his, uh, male appendage she was a lesbian -- So, lissen -- lissen -- he determines that 51% of the town adults are lesbians, including his wife. So, ah, the gross exposure and lack of adequate stimuli of the, uh, specific subject brought about conclusions that were predicated on faulty criteria. The conclusions were accurate within the context of the, uh, the vehicle of judgment, the man with the, ah, misguided and misinformed wee wee. However in truth the statistician’s findings proved only that the women of the town had good sense, including the guy’s wife. Thusly, 51% of the population of the town adults were sensible, which in a small way was a comment on the remaining 49% -- y’know if you believe in statistics that is.”
Please give to the League of Women Voters of Sacramento County: 801 12th Street, #201/ Sacramento, California 95814/ 916-447-8683/ And:
The League of Women Voters of Maine: P.O. Box 863/ Augusta, Maine 04332/
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