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Not a cuckold

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Topic: 10) Not a cuckold (1 of 3), Read 58 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: Barbara Wallraff (msgrammar@theatlantic.com)
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 1999 09:17 AM

Edward P. Weathers, of Bowling Green, Ky., writes: "I need a word to describe a man whose wife has left him for another woman. 'Cuckold' just doesn't fit. There is a real need for this word."

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Topic: 10) Not a cuckold (2 of 3), Read 56 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: Feudi Pandola (nehospnursingschool@rcn.com)
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 1999 04:11 PM

Just a few quick ideas on a guy who loses his woman to another woman:

manbitch
wombloser
lapgeek
doublegeek
wimpwilly
wimplap
vichyman, for the french among us
lickwimp
sanmon
sangyne
misogywimp
wimpwuss
doublepussed

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Topic: 10) Not a cuckold (3 of 3), Read 55 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: Michael Fischer (tsuwm@aol.com)
Date: Wednesday, June 16, 1999 05:25 PM

not to spoil anyone's fun here, but I don't think the "target" of the adulterer makes a difference:

In old English, the husband of a woman who goes to bed with another person is a cuckold. The wife of a man who goes to bed with another person is a cuckquean.

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Topic: Not a cuckold (1 of 1), Read 10 times
Conf: Word Fugitives, with Barbara Wallraff
From: David Borden (bordend44@yahoo.com)
Date: Thursday, June 24, 1999 09:20 PM

It will take some thought, but the first one that comes to mind is Rheingold, because he will definitely need a beer after what his wife did.


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