No longer is washday the hub of the homemaker's work week as it was not too long ago. Modern appliances, new detergents, water softeners and the easy-care fabrics all have contributed to brightening up "Blue Monday."
Pickett, Mary S.
"Look What's Happening To "Blue Monday"!,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 16
, Article 4.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol16/iss3/4