The Female Gerund Phenomenon

Revisiting the list dedicated to book titles following the pattern of the "Female Relative Phenomenon," I came across jo's suggestion to also create a list for the (in book titles) no less abused "female gerund phenomenon." Since nobody else seems to have picked up on that suggestion in the interim ... here we go!
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420 books · 43 voters · list created May 18th, 2011 by Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) (votes) .
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message 1: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Nothing springs to mind yet - am I a female gerund virgin? Looks like that might be the right thing to be

haha


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Oh, never mind whether you've actually read anything with a title like this ... just be creative and do a search! :) Though I can't claim lily-white female gerund virginity anymore myself, I certainly wouldn't aver any particular famility with most of the books I put on this list, either!




message 3: by Jan (new)

Jan I only seem to have these in the male variant!


message 4: by Bettie (new)

Bettie Jan wrote: "I only seem to have these in the male variant!"

Let's have a list for that then
:O)


message 6: by Andréa (new)

Andréa There seem to be a few on this list that belong on the Male Gerund list instead, such as Dumping Princes and Marrying the Captain.


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Thank you for pointing these out -- I deleted them.


message 8: by Rosa (new)

Rosa So, titles that begin with a gerund and include a female name? It would help if you specified in the description what should go on this list.


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