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SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1932. Volume 3. Number 3.

The Modern Woman!

The Modern Woman!

Dear "Smad,"

What a glorious bite I got! Did you read Maid Militants martial reply (banners flying, and all that) to my sympathetic apology for the Modern Woman ?

I've been slinking about the College ever since, thinking every moment was going to be my next, expecting at every turn to meet the cohorts of Maids Militant advancing in serried array, with peerless eyes flashing and haughty cheeks full-flushed, to "dispossess the Swain!"

Do you know. I find the fact that a woman has just flown the Atlantic distinctly demoralising I certainly never intended, when championing their cause, that they should go further than puffing at a few limp tags and getting sick, or guzzling a few flagons of "distilled damnation."

Truly we men are in a sorry case, and should without delay enrol as "Specials" to defend our immemorial but apparently not inalienable rights.

With that I leave you, considerably shaken, but still