And this came up:
Origin of termAccording to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language the term stems from a corruption of the obsolete word malkin, meaning a lower-class woman or mop,
Yes, Malkin means " a lower class woman or mop," and is the basis for the word "merkin."
I'm never going to be able to look at Michelle Malkin the same way again.
Every time I see this:
I'm going to have no choice but to think of this:
And now, neither will you.