She used ancient texts, murals, coins, and other artifacts to study the ancient citrus trade, and she tracked the spread of citrus fruits from Southeast Asia into the Mediterranean through fossil pollen, charcoals, seeds, and other fruit remains.Langgut found that by the third and second centuries B. She explained that, at first, lemons and citrons were reserved for the Roman elite, who prized them for their healing qualities, pleasant odor, taste, and symbolic use.Flappers were women who were characterized by their choice of bobbed hair, short skirts, and their enjoyment of jazz music.
Still, despite the fact that a flapper’s conduct was at the time considered less than respectable, it still helped to redefine the role of women in society at large.Before texting and the Internet, the only way someone could contact a love interest was in person, in a letter, or with a live call.While few of us use our phones for voice-to-voice conversations, there is real value in dialing digits -- especially when one considers how many relationships hit unnecessarily choppy waters due to a lack of tone or misunderstood emoji.What happened to the good old days when chivalry wasn't dead, people went steady, and dates lasted longer than a cup of coffee?"I don't know if I am ever going to get married at this rate," my friend Marc wrote to me in a recent text. It's a familiar sentiment: two girlfriends shared similar concerns three days prior at brunch, when one described a scenario in which she was "ghosted" by the guy she'd been dating for five months.