a girl or woman from the planet Earth
The Heaven-girls are fond and true; the earth-girls are too often inconstant and cold at heart.]
The next [tale relates] how a small sea-maiden and a little earth-girl changed places.]
The fancy took me to suspend intuition just to see how Earth girls feel.
He held out to the startled gaze of Kirschner, an object which he had brought from the seat of the machine—a cloak cut strangely from a cloth of peculiar texture and shade of color, such a thing as no earth girl wore, in 1937 A.D.
You have given me an idea, Earthgirl, and it is one that I am afraid you will live to regret.
An Earthgirl? Certainly she looked it.
Where is the Earth-girl?
Captives from a dozen space worlds had failed the tests of their project survival, but now Lord Mentor of Cymradia gloats as his telescreen records the final findings on specimen nine from Terra Belt Green—Futura, the Earth-girl….
‘Earthgirl?’ the guard repeated. ‘She didn’t look like an Earthie.’
Kraaz picked up the gun then bulked in the center of the room, ignoring the Earth girl in the guise of a Ganymedian.
The Earthgirl got up to dance with the youth in Space Fleet blue.
Come, Earth girl, we you to spacer shall take. You fine specimen for students to see are!
She wanted you for herself and you were paying too much attention to the Earthgirl.
The cosmetic business was one of the few that had not profited from the tourist trade, except insofar as lady tourists bought costly perfumes, and Earthgirls strove to mimic the natural—or unnatural—coloring of the fair visitors.
But how in the world could I compare some cute little Earth girl with a Sadal Suud Isobrod? Or one of those Pleiades dragon-women?
Jack the Ripper (said the Earth videocaster) has slashed his way into the public eye today by apparently rigging the Beauty Contest in favor of the Earth girl, Dawne Flaim of Richmond, Virginia, then declaring Earth-like Eros out of bounds for the contest, putting Miss Flaim at a terrible disadvantage in competing with the artifically evolved denizens of the outworlds.
Earth Girls Are Easy.
A. Macfadyen, Jr., 'The Time Decelerator'
Fred Galvin located a reference to the story "The Earth Girl" by Carroll K. Michener (Weird Tales, 12/1924); we would like to obtain a cite from this story.
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