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Why is it always Gingerbreadmen and not Gingerbreadwomen?

Because Ginger IS a girl's name and the make Gingerbreadpeople with like dresses and such. Hmmm.

 
SweetLoveofMine

Asked by SweetLoveofMine at 6:17 AM on Dec. 3, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • My son asked me that the other day...Mommie where is his Wife, LoL!!!
    MsWood729

    Answer by MsWood729 at 7:38 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • geez, let the guys have SOMETHING lol.

    we make both, thats just whats they are called.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 6:26 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Given the time that gingerbread was invented, it was highly favored that anything created would be created in the likeness of a man. I'm assuming.

    Here's more on it, so that you can form your own opinion.
    http://easteuropeanfood.about.com/od/crossculturaldesserts/a/gingerhistory.htm
    prissysayshi

    Answer by prissysayshi at 6:30 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • That's a good question. I know they taste good. LOL
    rollinbuggy

    Answer by rollinbuggy at 7:48 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I have two different cutters; one man one woman. We call them gingerbread men, but make both.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 8:21 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • LOL.. EVERYTHING is about the MEN.. what about US???
    newmom28

    Answer by newmom28 at 9:25 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • we make gingerbread men, boys, women, girls and houses.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:28 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Ships are termed in the female gender...just sayin.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 10:03 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • You do have a point. Good question. Man probably invented them.
    horsesteelers

    Answer by horsesteelers at 12:38 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Well it says in the Bible God named Eve woman because she was creadted from Adam out of man. Some comedians have also said it was because after God created Eve he stood back and said,"Woah! Man!" lol Great now I have Animal in my head from the Muppets. "Wo-man!"
    SweetLoveofMine

    Comment by SweetLoveofMine (original poster) at 6:36 AM on Dec. 3, 2010

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