Day: October 5, 2014

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R/W: Adult Human Female

Word Nerdery Woman. Noun. An adult human female. Google suggests: “a female worker or employee; a wife, girlfriend, or lover.” Pack mule, brood mare, treasured possession. Ouch, Google. That’s way harsh. As usual, the Online Etymology Dictionary is more useful, and more interesting: “adult female human,” late Old English wimman, wiman (plural wimmen), literally “woman-man,” alteration…

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