When we were first married I was often asked if I was my farmer’s wife because he’d been national president of Young Farmers and was well known in the district and further afield for various other – mostly positive 🙂 – reasons.
It took a job as rural reporter on Radio Waitaki before I became better known in my own right and I knew I’d finally got there when my farmer went to buy some sheep and the first thing the vendor said to him was, “are you Ele’s husband?”
This story about Bill Clinton brought that back because although he’s referred to as a former president he’s also called:
Clinton, the husband of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, . . .