Who is “She Who Must Be Obeyed,” and where did the phrase come from?

Rumpole covertly refers to his wife, Hilda, as “She Who Must Be Obeyed,”She,” or “S.W.M.B.O.” The phrase is from H. Rider Haggard‘s adventure novel, “She.” The title character, Ayesha, Queen of Kor, is known to hersubjects as SWMBO. (She, is available freely at Project Gutenberg)

In other words, tzurriz is my “SWMBO” 🙂

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