It’s anybody’s guess how long the venerable sign on the Massachusetts State House has been the butt of jokes. However, it appears Democratic state Rep. Michelle DuBois has had enough of eyeballing its words: “General Hooker Entrance.”
Thing is, the long-standing sign is not a reference to prostitution — in case you hadn’t guessed — but instead honors Civil War Gen. Joseph Hooker. Still DuBois told WBZ-TV it’s an affront to women, and she wants it removed or reworded to include his first name.
“Female staffers don’t use that entrance because the sign is offensive to them,” she added to the station.
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