Posted by Dianne DeSha on August 05, 2001
Hi! I stumbled on this forum while looking for something else entirely and thought I'd take the opportunity to ask after a phrase I've been wondering about for years: that a woman is "no better than she should be" (or "ought to be"), meaning, essentially, that she's of very loose sexual morals.
(I found the pharse in the archive search, but not in the explanations list. If that means it's been asked and no one knows, then pardon the intrusion of an ignorant newbie!)
Any enlightenment you can spare?