sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Thu May 3 14:47:24 UTC 2001

>Jordan Rich writes:

>Tonight, I read an engagement notice.  The second paragraph referred to the
>future bride as
>"the bride-elect" (quotation marks mine).  New term to me.
Funny.  I thought this term had been around forever. I'd guess it would be
found in Emily Post & other vade-mecums for the socially insecure of that
era, and perhaps even this.
A. Murie

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