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Brewer's: Break up Housekeeping

(To). To discontinue keeping a separate house. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Break with OneBreak your Back A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q…

A sermon of the public function of woman

by Theodore Parker Public Functions of WomenClasses of WomenI. In the present constitution of society, there are some unmarried women, to whom the domestic function is little, or is nothing;…

Essie Mae Washington-Williams,

retired teacher, announced in December that she's the daughter of the late Strom Thurmond, former staunch segregationist. Thurmond's family confirmed that the late senator from South Carolin…

Rush Limbaugh,

conservative commentator, announced in October that he's addicted to the prescription painkiller OxyContin. His former housekeeper reportedly told authorities that he was buying the drug on t…

A sermon of the public function of woman

by Theodore Parker PrefaceSermon
Psalm CXLIV: 12.- “That our daughters may be as corner-stones.“
Last Sunday, I spoke of the Domestic Function of Woman-what she may do for the …

Elizabeth Post Biography

writer and etiquette expertBorn: 5/7/1920Died: 3/19/2010Best Known as: granddaughter-in-law of etiquette expert Emily Post Born Elizabeth Lindley, Elizabeth Post ma…

Anne Ayres Biography

Anne AyresProtestant nunBorn: Jan. 3, 1816Birthplace: London, England Ayres came to the United States in 1836 and settled in New York City. She worked as a governess until 1845, when she deci…

Ann B. Davis

Name at birth: Ann Bradford DavisAnn B. Davis was a television actress whose role as Alice-the-housekeeper in The Brady Bunch made her a 1970s pop culture icon. When the show debuted in 1969, Davis wa…

Leona Helmsley

Known as "the Queen of Mean," Leona Helmsley was the wealthy wife and then widow of New York real estate tycoon Harry Helmsley (1909-1997). Leona Helmsley for many years made the annual Forbes list o…

Sojourner Truth

Name at birth: Isabella BaumfreeSojourner Truth began life as a slave and ended it as a celebrated anti-slavery activist. Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York and was sold several times …