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What does the phrase chief cook and bottle washer mean?
March 14, 2009 12:08AM
The phrase refers to someone who does almost everything. This includes household duties, taking care of an invalid spouse, running several social networks on the Web, running errands, doing correspondence, doing cooking, cleaning the kitchen, cleaning the bathroom, and...... ....in the remaining two hours left in the day, taking a well-deserved nap