from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of woman.
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Eve (a wifman) has been stewing in hell for what the fundalentalist Christians tell us has been 5,000 years for using her female charms to screw (figuratively) Adam while Satan (a man) is the HMFWIC, (Head MF What´s in Charge) of the place so now we know God´s values.
In Old English the words wer and wyf (also wæp - man and wifman) were what was used to refer to "a man" and "a woman" respectively, and