[Ads-l] Male and unmarried housewives

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Mon Aug 10 00:03:51 UTC 2015

On Sun, Aug 9, 2015 at 5:21 AM, Benjamin Barrett <gogaku at ix.netcom.com>

> No hits for "female househusband."

"Female husband" gets a modest 55,400.

The Female Husband: Or, The Surprising History of Mrs. Mary, Alias Mr.
George Hamilton, who was Convicted of Having Married a Young Woman of
Wells, Etc. [By Henry Fielding.].
M. Cooper, 1746

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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