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What does the phrase chief cook and bottle washer mean?

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Answered 2009-03-14 00:08:29

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...... the remaining two hours left in the day, taking a well-deserved nap

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My Dad used this term quite often and it seems to be a "phrase" from that Generation....WWII vets. I always thought he was referring to a Chief Cook and Bottle washer...meaning both jobs applied. I originally thought the term was "Chief Cook and bottleneck washer", but when researching, could not find the bottleneck included. I was checking because I wondered if perhaps the bottleneck referred to a beer bottle!

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