We need a new word for that

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Both straight and gay unmarried couples whom I know seem to be fine with "partner."

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Highway wrote:
Eric the .5b wrote:I know I dislike talking of Duane as "My mom's boyfriend", especially given how long they've been together and have lived together.
See? Koibito!
They don't have a pond. *ducks*
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Until that awkward moment when you introduce business partner to some friends.
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Financial life mate.
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Mo wrote:I would like a word that provides the concept of "best friend" that sounds less childish.
Heterosexual lifemate?

EDIT: Warren beat me to it.

Bro Among Bros?

First Bro?
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August-champion-among-broheims-whose-penis-I-have-never-seen
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"Closest friend" seems ok with me.
Slip inside a sleeping bag.

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Broissibro.
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Ayn_Randian wrote:maybe "my stalwart"?
That sounds like you are marching to the barricades singing Solidarity Forever.
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Aresen wrote:
Ayn_Randian wrote:maybe "my stalwart"?
That sounds like you are marching to the barricades singing Solidarity Forever.
Isn't that what best friends are for?
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Ayn_Randian wrote:
Aresen wrote:
Ayn_Randian wrote:maybe "my stalwart"?
That sounds like you are marching to the barricades singing Solidarity Forever.
Isn't that what best friends are for?
Let's just say I would envision you more as one of the guys in the tanks firing at the barricades than one of the guys manning the barricades. :D
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Ayn_Randian wrote:
Aresen wrote:
Ayn_Randian wrote:maybe "my stalwart"?
That sounds like you are marching to the barricades singing Solidarity Forever.
Isn't that what best friends are for?
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Number One.
THIS SPACE FOR RENT

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Warren wrote:Number One.
We have a winner.
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Yeah I'll sign onto that. But can it be Majel Rodenberry?

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You read my mind.
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"Is a Lulztopia the best we can hope for?!?" ~Taktix®
"Somali pirates are beholden to their hostages in a way that the USG is not." ~Dangerman

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his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex

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Warren wrote:Number One.
Also useful for inspiring your underlings

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i just use bff.
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Highway wrote:
Eric the .5b wrote:I know I dislike talking of Duane as "My mom's boyfriend", especially given how long they've been together and have lived together.
See? Koibito!
NO. No Japanese loan words. No. I refuse to spend years hearing neckbeards lecture me about why I fail to grasp the nuances of the term while they call themselves a title popularized for pedophile-murderers. That well is poisoned.
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Ayn_Randian wrote:
Aresen wrote:
Ayn_Randian wrote:maybe "my stalwart"?
That sounds like you are marching to the barricades singing Solidarity Forever.
Isn't that what best friends are for?
Nah dude, The Barricades is the bathhouse down on Callow.
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We need a term for when you see a thread title and you just know the whole thing is going to be a clusterfuck.
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Shem wrote:We need a term for when you see a thread title and you just know the whole thing is going to be a clusterfuck.
Grylliade?
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I feel like that should be a German word.

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