Re: how many bastards are there, anyway?

Rudeboy (
30 Aug 1996 16:49:15 GMT

[David Vanecek]
>: >Both previous posters are using 'cuckold' for its opposite. I have
>: >corrected this by substituting the word 'adulterer' where approriate.
>: >'Adulterer' will be kept in quotes, since it is inaccurate; we lack a
>: >good term for "sire of a bastard regardless of dam's marital status."

[Arne D Halvorsen]
>: Philanderer?
>: Just a suggestion, rest snipped.

[David Vanecek]
>A very good one, I had originally used 'rake', but that's too vague.

This suggest that, under reversed gender circumstances, one might use
the term 'hoe.'

Humbly yours,