"Right this way, Mrs. Fish."
-Pintel, Ragetti, and Barbossa about Tia Dalma, Pirates of the Caribbean, At World's End One of the funniest lines in that movie, if not the series.
Fishmongress? Fishmongirl? Fishwomanger?
New masseuse too
Words should be spelled correctly everywhere, not just in school or spelling qiuzzes.
is sounds like a persom from Asterix comics
"She was a fishmonger.
And sure, it was no wonder.
For so were her mother and father before."
So either it's not THAT gender specific, or they just needed a good word to rhyme. :-)
THERE IS NOTHING LIKE A DAME hahaha South Pacific ;)
You might have be thinking of the Old Norse word varð-lokkur (caller of spirits), but the Oxford English Dictionary doesn't accept that etymology, and I've never seen it used as a pejorative.
"It's" or "It is"...not "Its is"
2. Even if we weren't, gendered words would have nothing to do with that.
3. The fact that people are confused in to thinking that it might have something to do with it is part of why so many out there are still angry about male privilege and the patriarchy when their rage is unnecessary, misguided, and ultimately counter-productive.
If you want to know the sorts of things that actually contribute toward real gender inequality you can talk to me sometime about the six years I spent living in Saudi Arabia, a country full of women who are treated as property but casually thrown under the bus by Western "feminists" all the time in the name of cultural sensitivity.
1. suicide success rate
2. homelessness rate
3. how many right swipes you get on Tinder
not salary. not representation in Congress. The former represents pressure to be self-sufficient, increased stress, and often isolation and depression. The latter represents like I said psychopathy or narcissism.
But the 3 metrics I gave above are perfect for painting a whole picture of just how privileged an individual is in a society in terms of how well their basic needs are being met. And, incidentally, taken together these 3 metrics would show that gays and especially transgender people are at the bottom of the privilege list. Some minorities or disabled also suffer in one or two areas. But women in the US are on top of all 3 lists.
Male - Accoucheur
Female - Accoucheuse
Her = Him
Hers = His