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    Smile waste my womanhood=?

    An assistant called Mrs. Simpson that her boss can't come to Mrs Simpson's home today. Mrs. Simpson asked why. The asssistant said, " I've wasted my womanhood asking that same question".

    I am wondering what 'waste my womanhood' means here.

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    Re: waste my womanhood=?

    I have fooishly spent my time as a woman . . .

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    Smile Re: waste my womanhood=?

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    I have fooishly spent my time as a woman . . .
    Thank you for your answer, Susiedqq!

    Could you please explain why the assistant stressed her womanhood here if you know? I understand the context is skimpy so it might be hard.

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    Re: waste my womanhood=?

    I don't think it is stressing it - it is much more that the phrase sounds funny.

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    Smile Re: waste my womanhood=?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I don't think it is stressing it - it is much more that the phrase sounds funny.
    Anglika, thank you very much!

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    Re: waste my womanhood=?

    She sounds exasperated or said it sarcastically.

    She has spent valuable adult time pondering that question.

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