Saturday, October 21, 2006

Galatea's Beauty Tamed the Dreaded Cyclops...

...But He Probably Never Looked at Her Ankles!
Nature was generous in the way she chiseled Galatea's classic features. But, she was more than generous in the girth she bestowed on Galatea's ankles. Even her fabled facial beauty could hardly compensate for her ankles--unless, of course, she wore "Onyx Pointex."
The New Yorker, December 4, 1926
As usual the folks at Onyx Hosiery were taking a swipe at a defenseless statue. Tell a girl today that "ankle girth" is more important than "facial beauty" and I hope she'll laugh at you. And then kick you in the ankle.

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