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  • Maila Nurmi (1922 - 2008)
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  • Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne (1751 - 1818)
    "Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne (née Elizabeth Milbanke; 1751 – 1818) was one of the most influential of the political hostesses of the extended Regency period, and the wife of Whi...

(adj) disgraceful, scandalous, shameful, shocking (giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation) "scandalous behavior"; "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray; "the most shocking book of its time"

From the Greek σκάνδαλον, a trap or stumbling-block. The metaphor is that wrong conduct can impede or "trip" people's trust or faith.

Let's celebrate women of scandal: mischievous, anarchistic, colorful, noisy women of immense moral courage.

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