“He uses the term ladies loosely, Alyssa commented, and I smirked.”
“Many sporting events have moved away from the term ladies in favor of women, with Wimbledon being a notable exception.”
“What was now to his cynical mind screamingly funny about the American -- his sensitive delicate feelings, his high standard of morals with regard to what he called the ladies, and illusions that one would rarely find in London in”
“I suppose they are what you call ladies and gentlemen? ”
“An ad saying “Drink Budweiser” with scantily clad ladies is likely also be just as offensive to some Muslims (and Mormons and Southern Baptists).”
“Don't forget, it's like jumping down from, let's say, about two meters on the ground about a thousand times a year, which seems not to be appropriate for ladies from a medical point of view," Kasper said in a 2005 NPR interview repeated in a 2006 ABC report on the eve of the Torino Games.”
“The one regret I hear so often from old ladies is that they wish they spent less time cleaning and more time with their kids.”
“One of my favorite patterns for both girls and ladies is the square necked dress from modestpatterns. com.”
“This is hardly a newsflash for us comic-readin 'ladies, and it sure as hell hasn't stopped us before.”
“The ladies from the Justice unit begin their talks.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ladies’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
In response to Wilfred J. Funk's "ten most beautiful words in the English language" list of 1932.
I avoid saying these words and cringe whenever I hear them spoken.
Looking for tweets for ladies.