From the Stacks: Wife Publicly Shamed by Husband Over Parking Job

In front of a house on a snowy day, a car is parked in the front yard after skidding off the driveway. The car has the words "Wife's Car" written in the snow on the car.
Reprinted in Ms. / 1973

Check out this news clipping from a Lansing, Michigan newspaper, reprinted in the No Comment section of the May 1973 issue of Ms.

How demeaning of this guy!

Hey, that’s my wife’s car. I definitely did NOT drive into a snow drift.

Yeah, sure.


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Alexandra was a 2010 editorial intern at Ms. who helped launch the Ms. Blog. She is from Climax, Minnesota and has written for the Grand Forks Herald, the University Chronicle, the St. Cloud Times and Ms. She is now copy-editing for Live Nation/Ticketmaster, and is looking for employment in nonprofits, journalism/PR and/or women's rights. Check out her resume at www.wix.com/msatweet/portfolio!