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  • n. Plural form of stewardess.


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  • Avi has assembled a fantastic collection of vintage glamor shots of stewardesses from the golden age of aviation.

    Boing Boing

  • On a flight of less than 90 minutes, beautifully clad "stewardesses" - a word they embraced - brought economy class passengers hot towels and a hot meal.

    Tamar Abrams: United Airlines: You Need to Try Harder

  • The friend arranges to have a member of the BOAC flight crew (then named "stewardesses" - now named "flight attendants") bring a copy of the latest Beatles record to Washington.

    The Full Feed from

  • Flight attendants were called stewardesses, they only came in one gender, and on any given trip, at least one of them looked like Ursula Andress.

    Billy Frolick: Steven Slater: The Defense

  • Mary Wells Lawrence put her Wells, Rich, Greene agency on the map not by doing an ad, but by redesigning the uniforms that Braniff stewardesses wore and they were called stewardesses back then and painting the planes all sorts of psychedelic colors.

    an existing business model for digital agencies / what consumes me, bud caddell

  • Way back about 1954 when flying on airplanes was still comfortable and the stewardesses were always pretty, always attentive, and made sure you had your pillow and piece of free gum to handle the pressure changes -- there were still barf bags at each seat -- I made my first visit to Mexico City.

    Mexico in the Days of Yore

  • I was aware that the flight attendants -- then called stewardesses -- were passing by and looking at me.

    Religious Responsibility on a Jet

  • When they were referred to as stewardesses, they were gorgeous.

    CNN Transcript Feb 18, 2005

  • The Aeroflot plane from Paris smelled of boiled potatoes, as I recall, and the stewardesses were as hefty as packed suitcases.

    Licks of Love in the Heart of the Cold War

  • Having come to this decision, I went below and called the stewardesses, who, since the wreck, had assumed charge of the domestic arrangements --

    The First Mate The Story of a Strange Cruise


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