In today’s comics By Rob Wynne On March 31, 2004 In Blog This is especially for all the poly folks on my friends list: Dave Coverly’s Speed Bump comicspoly Previous Good lunch Next Weekly Reading 7 Comments Add Comment → snowy haha funny! Not to mention she couldnt afford all the remote controls needed… March 31, 2004 Reply smoooom Thanks for a smile April 1, 2004 Reply maedbh7 Shared it around the Wednesday gathering, where it was consumed appropriately. And here I was just in it so my lawn would always be mowed, my car would stay fixed, and the plumbing would never stop. I forgot all about football. Guess that’s what the girlfriends and wives are for. Lends whole new meaning to the phrase “Tailgate Party” now doesn’t it? -H… 😉 April 1, 2004 Reply Rob Wynne Heh. Lucky for you, I don’t like football. 🙂 April 4, 2004 Reply Anonymous I was going to say you never see a female polygamist because polygamy involves a man (presumably) having more than one wife, then I looked polygamy up in my Funky Wagnall. It says having more than one spouse, especially wives, at one time. So, OK, I sit pre-corrected. 🙂 There is a term specifically for a woman having more than one husband at one time. It’s polyandry. The roots are Greek -- poly (many), and gamia (marriage) or andros (man). Ann Onynous, dba Doctor Which. April 3, 2004 Reply Rob Wynne Actually the word that means having multiple wives is “polygyny”, not polygamy. Because the two are so very close to one another, they’re often confused. April 4, 2004 Reply Anonymous Ah! Thank you. That takes care of the imbalance I was seeing. Ann O. April 4, 2004 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.