Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Ralph Keyes' Retroterm of the Day: Mrs. Robinson

In honor of movie character “Mrs. Robinson,” the older woman played by Anne Bancroft in The Graduate who tried to seduce young Dustin Hoffman, we still call a seductress like her Mrs. Robinson. This is easier to say than “an older woman who hits on a younger man.” More fun, too.

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