Saturday, April 24, 2010

The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there. - Betty Grable

Interesting facts:
This photo was included in Life's 100 photos that changed the world.

Hosiery specialists of the era often noted the ideal proportions of her legs as: thigh (18.5") calf (12"), and ankle (7.5"). Grable's legs were famously insured by her studio for $1,000,000 with Lloyds of London.

Here are some more of her famous quotes:

I`m strictly an enlisted man`s girl.- Betty Grable

You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man. A horse may not be able to hold you tight, but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night.-Betty Grable

With the man the world is his heart, with the woman the heart is her world.-Betty Grable

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