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  • noun Plural form of housemother.

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Examples

  • This week, my communications include connecting international guests for a destination wedding in Kenya to the teachers and housemothers in Cura, connecting pen pals from Australia and Norway and Canada and the U.S. to Cura children, and even connecting an LA film-maker and a Seattle-based construction non-profit organization to, yes, One Kid One World.

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  • This week, my communications include connecting international guests for a destination wedding in Kenya to the teachers and housemothers in Cura, connecting pen pals from Australia and Norway and Canada and the U.S. to Cura children, and even connecting an LA film-maker and a Seattle-based construction non-profit organization to, yes, One Kid One World.

    Hayden Bixby: Being a 'Connector'

  • Earlier in the week the boys decided to throw an impromptu celebration for two of their housemothers...one had just gotten married and one had returned from being sick.

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  • Earlier in the week the boys decided to throw an impromptu celebration for two of their housemothers...one had just gotten married and one had returned from being sick.

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  • Before one cosmonaut came back from space, Garriott and Halik talked the Prophy housemothers into giving them the key to her room so they could wrap every bit of her place in toilet paper, all the way down to the grapes in her fridge.

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  • We had three housemothers, one for each shift that made sure we returned to the dorm safe and sound.

    Hospital Nocturne

  • We had three housemothers, one for each shift that made sure we returned to the dorm safe and sound.

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  • "This cake, " said Mma Potokwani, licking crumbs off her fingers, -is made by one of the housemothers who is a very good cook, Mma Gotofede.

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  • While he worked on the van, Mma Ramotswe and Mma Potokwani had occupied themselves by visiting some of the housemothers.

    The Kalahari Typing School For Men

  • "They are good women, these housemothers, " said Mma Ramotswe, looking out of the window to where a couple of the women were enjoying a break from their labours, chatting on the verandah of one of the neat cottages in which groups of ten or twelve orphans lived.

    The Kalahari Typing School For Men

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