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  • She was a nurse, a hospital scivvy to fetch and clean, stoke fires, launder, roll bandages and generally do as she was told.

    A Funeral In Blue

  • He’s such a huge sexist, that he can’t keep keep it subtle like sticking ornaments on Christmas trees or whatnot, he just has to blurt out in public about how his wife is nothing but a household scivvy.

    Matthew Yglesias » Breaking: Michelle Obama Reads Books

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