[...at Newsweek Only Girls With College Degrees--and We Were Called "girls" Then--were Hired To Sort And Deliver The Mail, Humbly Pushing Our Carts From Door To Door In Our Ladylike Frocks And Proper High-heeled Shoes. If We Could Manage That, We Graduated To "clippers," Another Female Ghetto. Dressed In Drab Khaki Smocks So That Ink Wouldn't Smudge Our Clothes, We Sat At The Clip Desk, Marked Up Newspapers, Tore Out Releveant Articles With Razor-edged "rip Sticks," And Routed The Clips To The Appropriate Departments. "Being A Clipper Was A Horrible Job," Said Writer And Director Nora Ephron, Who Got A Job At Newsweek After She Graduated From Wellesley In 1962, "and To Make Matters Worse, I Was Good At It.]

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