Semantics of partnership

I have a visceral reaction when someone refers to their husband as their "hubby". DISGUSTING!

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Anonymous

Jul 22, 2022 at 4:39pm

Come-on, that's harmless, I hate it when someone uses "my old lady" or "my old man". Jeez, it's the 21st century.

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Hubby is an interesting word

Jul 22, 2022 at 5:05pm

It has the 'Hub' of a wheel at our centre. Perhaps it should be the Women called hubby because those in the know, know women are really the strongest and most mature and reliable of our species. That is actually the Indigenous way. In community affairs everyone gets their full say but if an agreement can not be reached, the final say goes to the GrandMothers ... A'Ho

Current Squeeze.

Jul 22, 2022 at 5:50pm

Better Half. The Wif. Hubby. All good. There are other waaaaay more important things to get pukey over.

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Mansplainer

Jul 22, 2022 at 7:30pm

The word that gives me a visceral reaction is "Ladyboner"

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Oh?

Jul 22, 2022 at 7:58pm

Okay.

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The...

Jul 22, 2022 at 9:15pm

... ol ball and chain

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My personal ick moment…

Jul 22, 2022 at 9:25pm

I hate when men refer to their wife as “the wife” as if she’s an object. I cringe when I hear it. Language does matter!

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Me too

Jul 22, 2022 at 10:04pm

I've always hated that expression .

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Damn

Jul 22, 2022 at 10:06pm

I have been called lots worse!!

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Why?!

Jul 23, 2022 at 6:37am

What the hell is wrong with “hubby”?

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