Saturday, January 18, 2014

Fact of the Day: First Lady

While Jacqueline Kennedy was one of America's most memorable First Ladies, she actually disliked the title. She advised her secretary once "The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse."

29 comments:

  1. The most famous and handsome American President of post war America and his marvelously beautiful & gorgeous wife. Jacqueline in fact actually became a "saddle horse" when she married the extremely wealthy Aristotle Onassis !

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  2. Especially since Ari was an old mule.

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  3. I didn't know that, but do now :)

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  4. As far as titles go, it does rub me the wrong way as well. But Jackie O held that position and title in such a memorable way! She was one stylish, classy lady.

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  5. Interesting tidbit from the most interesting political family in history.

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  6. I generally find the position of a first lady degrading to the whole nation because she isn't chosen by the people and should not have any official state function. In my country wives of the presidents are usually unknown to general public.

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  7. Didnt realize he was so much taller than her.

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  8. She wasn´t the first lady , she was the Only lady in the White house. I love her.Kisses:)

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  9. Thanks for leaving such a darling comment on my blog!
    Yeah, here in Germany the spouse usually also has no political function or power, since it wasn't them who were elected!

    Have the best weekend ever,
    -Kati

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  10. I suppose "First Lady" is supposed to be the democratic equivalent of "Queen." They have a First Lady in France too. Big scandal at the moment. We don't have one in Canada. We have the Prime Minister's wife.

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  11. Oh very interesting fact.
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  12. Love Jackie O:) I like that quote.

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  14. Wow that's very interesting.. Hehe saddle horse..

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  15. That is funny! Sounds like she was a feisty one.

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  16. haha didn't want to be off to the races

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  17. Two of my favoriteppeople. Such a loss when they were gone.

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  18. Jackie was certainly a person of strong likes and dislikes.

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  19. Haha that's funny. I love horses, though

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  20. LOL! I like her sense of humour.

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  21. She was wonderful. So elegant and intelligent :)

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  22. None of the other first ladies could hold a candle to her since then either. She was the epitome of class!

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  23. I've always admired the quiet dignity and class of Jacqueline Kennedy.

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