Check out my latest post on the Heroes, Heroines, and History Blog. – Fanning the Romance.
Today, couples can text each other across a crowded room, and no one is the wiser. Not so in days gone by.
There was the “Language of the Fan.” My son, who was part of a Civil War reenactment group, told me about it. A lady could send a covert message to her favorite soldier using her fan. Although, I have to wonder at the effectiveness. In the late 1700s. . .