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Tricia Cusack : "The snowman is, of course, white and invariably male.

[His] ritual location in the semi-public space of garden or field imaginatively reinforces a spatial social system, marking women's proper sphere as the domestic-private and men's as the commercial-public. It presents an image, however jocular, of a masculine control of public space. ... Like Father Christmas, he is round, fat and smiling, suggesting overindulgence. The classic carnival figure is a fat, lusty eater and drinker." Indeed.

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Thomas Frank 7#34;A lot of business thinkers thought they had happened onto a kind of Golden Age, ←  → Nicholas of Canberra : $bells->jingle;