One Georgetown University wit had this response to my polygamy item:
"What you've described sounds suspiciously like the role of an unpaid intern. Which, come to think of it, is actually a good idea; we have internships to allow kids to learn the ropes of all sorts of jobs before they actually dive in these days. Why not create a few more that get some work done around the house? As a still-deathly-scared-of-commitment 20 year old, I hereby sign myself up to be your martini mixer and slipper fetcher so I can see what all the big fuss is about."
Alas, I suspect my husband won't be that enthusiastic about this kind offer--unless, come to think of it, this 20-year-old of undisclosed gender looks a lot like Salma Hayek.