the third wave of feminism salutes the first and second waves
Tuesday, 3 March 2009
oaths and imprecations
Bluestocking oaths are colourful but not unladylike. The bluestocking tends to utter such imprecations as "Cripes!", "Jiminy!", "Bobbins" and frequently to use colourful Shakespearian language (probably due to a misspent youth in the theatre).
Of course the more dashing set among the bluestockings simply let rip like navvies, or like Father Jack (Feck! Arse! Girls! I love my brick! and so on.)