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Why Men Walk on the Outside of a Woman

About why men walk on the outside of a woman on the sidewalk, history and information.

WILLIAM IVERSEN'S 10 BEST ODDITIES

Why Men Walk on the Outside of a Woman. "In 16th-century England, the habit of emptying chamber pots out of upper-story windows into the gutter made a city stroll so hazardous that gentlemen gallantly took the side nearest the curb when walking with their ladies--a position they have assumed ever since, without quite knowing why."

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