SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Increasingly Significant Issue
flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Thu Apr 11 22:09:27 UTC 2002
At 10:02 PM 4/10/02 -0400, you wrote:
>On Wed, 10 Apr 2002 16:11:11 -0700 Kim & Rima McKinzey
> > My husband in his psychological reports to courts, usually refers
> > to
> > paramours.
>My immediate reaction to "paramour" is a big red A.
>In our small and rural town, obituaries quaintly refer to the deceased
>being survived by his/her "very good friend." I have no idea how common
The obit term here is "special friend."
Beverly Olson Flanigan Department of Linguistics
Ohio University Athens, OH 45701
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