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Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:01 PM

"That woman is a wanton shameless hussy."

Romney has said,

"I'll just say this, which is, it's not the language I would have used".

Since he doesn't distance himself from the intent or sentiment used it seems that Romney is objectioning simply to the vocabulary.

I have followed Romney for some time and have become something of a scholar on his mangled syntax, antiquated vocabulary and faux patrician voice.

I believe that the phrase "That woman is a wanton shameless hussy" best captures Willard Romney's most likely chosen phrase to express the same sentiment as Limbaugh's famous line. (Of course the fact that his reply was "it's not the language I would have used" is probably a better indicator of his poor communication skills than what he actually thought on the subject, but with Romney he mangles everything so much that all we can be sure of is that he likes the height of Michigan trees.)

I know that there are other informed Romney watchers out there so I challenge you to find the phrase that you think best expresses Mitts rendition of "The woman is a slut" comment.

Winner gets $ 10,000.

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Reply "That woman is a wanton shameless hussy." (Original post)
grantcart Mar 2012 OP
Kalidurga Mar 2012 #1
grantcart Mar 2012 #2
Manifestor_of_Light Mar 2012 #3
11 Bravo Mar 2012 #5
jsmirman Mar 2012 #4
customerserviceguy Mar 2012 #6
The Genealogist Mar 2012 #7
grantcart Mar 2012 #11
pokerfan Mar 2012 #8
grantcart Mar 2012 #10
MADem Mar 2012 #9
me b zola Mar 2012 #12
grantcart Mar 2012 #13
CTyankee Mar 2012 #14

Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:07 PM

1. That woman is a bit of a tart...

and I will take mine with a side of strawberry preserves!!!*

*sorry couldn't resist.

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Response to Kalidurga (Reply #1)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:29 PM

2. lol

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:32 PM

3. This aberrant member of the fairer sex is a trollop and a strumpet.

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Response to Manifestor_of_Light (Reply #3)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:37 PM

5. Damnit! You stole my "strumpet"!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:36 PM

4. "She wants to divert money from the job creators

to her vagina."

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:38 PM

6. "This sweet spirit

should not be interfering with her 'little factory' in that way."

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:40 PM

7. "She is something of a slattern, as we would say on the yacht."

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Response to The Genealogist (Reply #7)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 04:29 AM

11. stocks and pillory for the slattern

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Mar 3, 2012, 11:51 PM

8. harlot is biblical

Perhaps that's the word he's thinking

(1.) Heb. zonah (Gen. 34:31; 38:15). In verses 21, 22 the Hebrew word used in _kedeshah_, i.e., a woman consecrated or devoted to prostitution in connection with the abominable worship of Asherah or Astarte, the Syrian Venus. This word is also used in Deut. 23:17; Hos. 4:14. Thus Tamar sat by the wayside as a consecrated kedeshah. It has been attempted to show that Rahab, usually called a "harlot" (Josh. 2:1; 6:17; Heb. 11:31; James 2:25), was only an innkeeper. This interpretation, however, cannot be maintained. Jephthah's mother is called a "strange woman" (Judg. 11:2). This, however, merely denotes that she was of foreign extraction. In the time of Solomon harlots appeared openly in the streets, and he solemnly warns against association with them (Prov. 7:12; 9:14. See also Jer. 3:2; Ezek. 16:24, 25, 31). The Revised Version, following the LXX., has "and the harlots washed," etc., instead of the rendering of the Authorized Version, "now they washed," of 1 Kings 22:38. To commit fornication is metaphorically used for to practice idolatry (Jer. 3:1; Ezek. 16:15; Hos. throughout); hence Jerusalem is spoken of as a harlot (Isa. 1:21). (2.) Heb. nokriyah, the "strange woman" (1 Kings 11:1; Prov. 5:20; 7:5; 23:27). Those so designated were Canaanites and other Gentiles (Josh. 23:13). To the same class belonged the "foolish", i.e., the sinful, "woman." In the New Testament the Greek pornai, plural, "harlots," occurs in Matt. 21:31,32, where they are classed with publicans; Luke 15:30; 1 Cor. 6:15,16; Heb. 11:31; James 2:25. It is used symbolically in Rev. 17:1, 5, 15, 16; 19:2.

Word History: The word harlot nowadays refers to a particular kind of woman, but interestingly it used to refer to a particular kind of man. The word is first recorded in English in a work written around the beginning of the 13th century, meaning "a man of no fixed occupation, vagabond, beggar," and soon afterwards meant "male lecher." Already in the 14th century it appears as a deprecatory word for a woman, though exactly how this meaning developed from the male sense is not clear. For a time the word could also refer to a juggler or jester of either sex, but by the close of the 17th century its usage referring to males had disappeared.

or: prostitute, hooker, hustler, sex worker, streetwalker, strumpet, tart, whore, bimbo, chippie, doxie, floozy, tramp; bitch, jade, minx; coquette, flirt, libertine, siren, tempter, temptress, vamp, wench

(just to cover my bases.)

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Response to pokerfan (Reply #8)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 12:40 AM

10. ironically harlot fits Romney to a tree.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 12:11 AM

9. Ella es una putana--he would have learned that from his relatives down south.

Or maybe from one of the three wives he has stashed south of the border!

*I kid, I kid!!!!

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 04:51 AM

12. Meh, more like

"Low class slut"

For Mittens and his ilk, its all about class statis. The rich can do anything because, well, they are rich and therefore better then the rest of us "riff-raff". For Mittens and his ilk this isn't about women but about class status.

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Response to me b zola (Reply #12)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 11:19 AM

13. The rich can do anything because, well, they are rich.



As Mitt is finding out you can't buy love, or atleast mild appretiation in the Republican Party.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sun Mar 4, 2012, 11:33 AM

14. "a lady of the evening" or perhaps a self employed sex worker.

We had the latter living next door to us for a while. She was a very pretty blonde. She told people when she moved in that she had lots of male friends who would come to visit her.

I used to refer to them as her "gentlemen callers," (with apologies to Tennessee Williams).

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