Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hen pecked

Are you, or do you have, a hen-pecked husband?

A hen, as you probably know, is a female chicken. They peck at the ground endlessly.

A hen-pecked husband is totally dominated by his wife.

You might say that she wears the trousers.

Who wears the trousers in your home?

Here’s one of the world’s most hen-pecked husbands from the British comedy, Keeping up appearances. Poor Richard!