Over at Jezebel, Tracie Egan Morrissey treats us to dozens of images of a singles-bashing card game that traces back to the 17th century. She also offers some observations about how the images of that particular single person have changed over time.
Who is the single person in question and the name of the card game? That's too easy - it's the Old Maid. (Don't click on this link to the awesome picture gallery until you've tried your hand at the quiz below.)
For more of a challenge, see if you can match the version of the Old Maid with the time period when that depiction seemed to be most popular:
1. Earliest versions
6. Contemporary versions
7. These versions never go away (pick two)
a. Stuffy and sad Victorian women