Les Femmes Cocher / 4 (Introduction / 3)
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Paris no. 652 – Les Femmes Cochères

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Les Femmes Cocher / 4

Introduction / 3

Picture (left): Melle. Dollet.

The novelty of riding in a cab driven by a woman attracted so many customers that it was rumoured that male drivers were dressing up as women to cash in on the fad. The women inspired topical jokes and music hall sketches and there was even a short movie made about them.

Depending on grammatical preference, the women were referred to as "femmes cocher", "femmes cochers", "femmes cochères" or simply "cochères".

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