New Criticals

Lastly, these “pins” subvert the message that women should be quiet and polite.  One “pin” features an attractive woman saying the following quote: “Don’t let my looks deceive you.  I have the mouth of a sailor, the temper of an Italian housewife and the tolerance of an Irishman.”  This “pin” enables women to celebrate their ability to engage in all of the behaviors that are traditionally considered “unladylike.”