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Jug, Mumps and Maness: Words used to describe women over the last 1,000 years

Jug, Mumps and Maness: Words used to describe women over the last 1,000 years

The Telegraph - By Claire Cohen

A newly launched online database claims to list the meaning of every English word from the last millennium. A trepidatious Claire Cohen types in 'woman'... Pigsy. Petticoat. Bit of muslin. Tarleather. These terms all mean the same thing: woman And according to the Historical Thesaurus of English, which …

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