Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 8 08:13:38 UTC 2012

I am not disputing that the word has been in circulation--in fact, it
seems to have been around for 50 years or so. But it is interesting
that, aside from the OED, it's been ignored by the major
dictionaries--interesting /precisely/ because it has been around for so
long and has been a point of controversy for some time as well.


On 1/7/2012 11:01 PM, Ann Burlingham wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Dan Nussbaum<yekkey at>  wrote:
>> The American Academy of Pediatrics has been railing against "co-sleeping" and using that term for decades.
> I'm pretty sure Dr. Sears' baby book uses the phrase. It's the one we
> use(d) about the son we co-slept with as a baby (and somehow managed
> not to kill).

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