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Female of the species deadlier than the male.

Posted by Bluebaron on November 05, 1999

Predates old Rudyard...probably used by old "Shake-a-Lance" ("Beware, the female of the species!"). Also, from anthropology and zoology, the female of the species is quite often deadlier than the male. Think of the "queen bee", praying mantis, black widow spiders, and lionesses.