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Roles of women advance after war?

Did a less-than-informed newscaster mistakenly assume that wives in a Middle Eastern country now walk ahead of their husbands due to an advance in societal roles? Nope. This joke goes back as far as World War Two and typically targets a well-known newscaster. It’s also been used as an anecdote to prove liberation after war. http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/landmine.asp

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