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Left Holding the Baby

According to the English saying, if you have been “left holding the baby,” then you’ve been deserted and left with a responsibility that would ideally be shared. It is similar to the American expression, “left holding the bag,” which also … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Parabola Optica, 1931 Unidentified Photographer, [Jack’s Saloon], ca. 1940s Russell Lee, Sign, Chicago, Illinois, April 1941 Weegee, “Wartime New York: Our Little Businessmen Bounced Around by War… Vacant store becomes baby carriage depot,” January 18, 1943 Aaron … Continue reading

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