Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The Nylon Curtain

You think that shoppers macing each other to get Xboxes on black Friday is a new and disturbing trend but according to Susan Freinkel's "Plastic: A Toxic Love Story," in the 1920s "full scale brawls" erupted in department stores over women vying to purchase the newly invented nylon stocking.

album: The Nylon Curtain • artist: Billy Joel

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