Great act.

Author:Smith, Winston
Position:Reader's views - Letter to the editor

I cannot agree more with the sentiment expressed in the Act of Parliament (UK) of 1770, and I request, on behalf of all Her Majesty's subjects, for the law to be re-instated for our immediate protection.


According to NA July, the Act said: 'All women, of whatever age, rank, profession or degree who shall after this Act, impose upon, seduce, and betray into marriage any of His Majesty's subjects by virtue of scents, paints, cosmetic washes, artificial teeth or false hair, iron stays, bolstered hips, or high-heeled shoes, shall incur the penalty of the law now in force against witchcraft and like misdemeanours; and marriage under such circumstances, upon conviction of the offending parties, shall be null and void."

Can we add to these the evils of false eyelashes, false nails and the worst of...

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