FW: OutIL New word from Vermont?

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Fri Apr 28 02:46:21 UTC 2000

Here's a new word and the citation date: To get CUed, April 26, 2000.

Benjamin Barrett
gogaku at ix.netcom.com

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Subject: OutIL New word from Vermont?

>RUTLAND HERALD, April 26, 2000
>Couples anticipate becoming 'C.U.'ed'
>By DIANE DERBY Staff Writer
>    MONTPELIER - The passage of the civil unions bill on Tuesday brought
>it the creation of a new verb: "to C.U."
>    "We're going to get C.U.'ed," said a beaming Stacy Jolles moments after
>the House gave its final approval to the measure. "I've already asked Nina
>C.U. me."
>    Jolles was referring to her partner of nearly a decade, Nina Beck, who
>cradled the couple's 5-month-old son Seth as the two women hugged friends
>posed for pictures following the vote. The partners were one of the three
>same-sex couples who filed suit in July 1997 seeking the right to marry.
>suit led to the Vermont Supreme Court's December ruling that called on the
>Legislature to find a way to extend all the rights and privileges of
>to same-sex couples.
>    And while the term "C.U." doesn't roll off the tongue quite as easily
>the word "marriage," Jolles' comments left little doubt as to what she

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