Pregnancy and childbirth are pretty rotten jokes to play on the female, but I cannot help suspecting that the menopause may be nature's last--and most outrageous--grand belly laugh.
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Source Notes: "Rite of Passage," in A Certain Age: Reflecting on the Menopause, ed. Joanna Goldsworthy (1993).
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