Do women sometimes refer to men of lower social status/men they've professionally emasculated as ''girls'' to tease them?
I've heard this is the case from numerous sources.
When you say a man is a coward, does it imply femininity by default? Is ''girlish coward'' a common expression?
I was wondering about this and would appreciate your take on the question.
I'm a French man in my late 20s and I'm applying for a job for a prestigious American company. I've had a job interview with an American woman and she told me all was well but I'd have to be molded to ...
Idiom: in my neck of the woods, AmE The meaning of this expression is: in the region where I live. Once I tried to find out how a word meaning a part of the body can develop an expression where it ...
When the waitress at a diner calls her male customer a ''good girl'' after getting tipped, is it meant to be offensive?
My friend got called that and since neither of us are American, it just sounded offensive to us.
I know it's hard to understand a sentence without context, but what situation comes naturally to your mind when you hear the following sentence? She ran the mayor out of town.
I was vacantly reading the paper the other day when I came across a strange formation in the obituary: "he married his wife in 19XX". I was rather taken aback by this; surely he can't marry his own ...