Ms. First Lady, not just anybody

Carolina Jimenez-Marcos cjm at MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU
Sat Jul 10 21:25:04 UTC 2004

Being an Ella fan, I've heard "first lady of jazz" pretty often, because
Ms. Fitzgerald wasn't just anybody, not because of her husbands. (Yes, I
write Ms. with a period, as in Ms. Steinem's magazine.)

As for second ladies, this article refers to the veep's woman.

Pretty funny picture of Lynne Cheney is here.


Just anybody is the negative of someone special, so "just anybody can't hop
that fence," would mean that most people couldn't jump it, but Superman and
certain Olympians could. Is that how you would read it?
"Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children,
practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians."
--Rev. Pat Robertson

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