Well, perhaps "everybody" is not the best term to use. Strangely, clocks were one of those gadgets that men couldn't keep their hands off of and women couldn't really care less about. Somewhat ironic, considering the fancy rococo clocks we commonly see in museums! Strangely, most clocks were in the kitchen so as to prevent those cookies and tarts from being burnt. So despite the clock being seen as something incredibly masculine (even pocket watches were rarely used by women) women still managed to find more use for them than showing off their savvy knowledge of technology.
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