Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Wed Jan 30 19:58:51 UTC 2008

And now that pregnancy (along with other devices for acquiring cute children) is chic among Hollywood stars, the term "baby bump" has become ubiquitous on tabloid TV.


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>Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 14:48:42 -0500
>From: Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at YALE.EDU>
>>New York Times, Jan. 14, 2008

>>A 2006 survey on, a Web site for new parents, showed that three quarters of 1,052 participants had taken "conceptionmoons," or baby-making junkets, and 40 percent of those had been successful.
>Seems like "crescentmoon" would be more poetic, if less graphic...

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