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hubby

(ˈhəbi)
n. a husband. (A very old derivation of husband.) My hubby will be late tonight.
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Looking first at the tasks hubbies do, I found that, while there were some differences between hubbies, all the hubbies I talked to (except one) did a wide range of jobs including tiny ones, lasting less than an hour, and were generally doing more than 150 jobs a year.
Second, when asked why customers employed them rather than doing jobs themselves or turning to friends/family members, hubbies commented that they were often taken on to finish off jobs that had been started as DIY projects.
Last, few of the hubbies had any formal training or qualifications relevant to home repairs.
When I asked hubbies how they had learnt the very large range of skills needed to do the work successfully many reacted as if they could not understand why I would ask the question.
The point to bring out here is that any difference in pay and conditions between hubbies and female domestic workers cannot be accounted for by long periods of training or credentialisation by hubbies or by the skills they have being considered rare or difficult.
BUFFALO GALS: A gaggle of past, present and future cover girls (and their dates, hubbies, managers, agents and publicists) gathered Wednesday nightto dine and dance under the stars on the Buffalo Club's brick garden patio and bar.
The ex hubbies win and it isn't close to being a fair fight.
Now she has written on MySpace, doling out advice to women on how to cope with cheating hubbies.