A ribald choice of bon mots on every little thing from bras to infants, buying to intercourse, menopause to males, and politics to parties...
"I'm every thing you have been afraid your little woman may develop as much as be--and your little boy." --Bette Midler
"The difficulty with a few ladies is they get all fascinated by nothing--and then they marry him." --Cher
"I am a girl intended for a guy, yet I by no means discovered a guy who might compete." --Bette Davis
"You will be as much as your boobies in white satin, with gardenias on your hair and no sugar cane for miles, yet one could be engaged on a plantation." --Billie Holiday
"I base such a lot of my style flavor on what does not itch." --Gilda Radner
These wild words--from strippers, CEOs, poets, senators, and each type of lady in between--make delectable examining for sassy, untamable, and superb ladies everywhere.
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