Mathematics for the Misses
Mathematics, Gender, Language
Opening with a geometrical proposition, this article plays on the double meanings of the words 'square' and 'angle' to describe how 'CD a young lady' 'angles' for 'a husband' in the 'square' 'AB'.
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