What are the differences between woman, girl and lady, female?
Let me try:
stand for woman, girl and lady
stand for all female above 18 years of age
stand for all female below 18 years of age
a very polite way in describing female, girl and woman
Germaine Greer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia singing it - even when she was a model in her twenties .)
In fact, 'girl' is risky after the age of about 10 today; and even in the early '60s when my sister went to 'big school', the head-mistress addressed the girls as 'young ladies'.