Bizarre and hilarious reasons to divorce that made headlines in the early 20th century

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Do sleeping and reading convey betraying your spouse? It did in Chicago on February 1, 1910, when Elinor Brooks filed for divorce. She accused her husband, Eugene Field, of spending his nights reading romantic novels and his days lying in bed. Mrs Field did not take into consideration that her husband was a poet’s son and a lover of literature. This was just one of the many strange and hilarious reasons for divorce that made headlines in the early 20th century. Read full article here

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