fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Apr 11 10:52:07 UTC 2000
On Mon, 10 Apr 2000 RonButters at AOL.COM wrote:
> The 1960s gossip columnist Earl Wilson used to refer in print to his wife as
> "the b.w."--I never knew why.
I haven't followed this whole thread, so maybe I'm not adding anything,
but Wilson's b.w. stood for "beautiful wife."
Fred R. Shapiro Coeditor (with Jane Garry)
Associate Librarian for Public Services TRIAL AND ERROR: AN OXFORD
and Lecturer in Legal Research ANTHOLOGY OF LEGAL STORIES
Yale Law School Oxford University Press, 1998
e-mail: fred.shapiro at yale.edu ISBN 0-19-509547-2
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