One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Women or a woman.‘it was one of those subtle hints that the female of the species sometimes use’
- ‘You can distinguish the female of the species by her exposed cleavage and teetering walk.’
- ‘There have been reports of dozens of roses, love letters and chocolates wooing the female of the species.’
- ‘The female of the species is fast losing its claim to being the fairer sex.’
- ‘The men come with a use-by date and duly depart leaving the stage - and the beach - to the female of the species.’
- ‘You recognize a mating ritual of a man trying to assert his own among the female of the species.’
- ‘I do not want to lose my right to be a democrat, I do not want to see the female of the species declassified.’
- ‘The female of the species are supposed to be tough nuts.’
- ‘The female of the species did even better then, with their portfolios actually growing by 2 %.’
- ‘The striking thing is how most discussions on looks - or lack of them - centre on the female of the species.’
- ‘Acknowledge that needlework is no longer the preserve of the female of the species.’
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