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Response to gollygee (Reply #2)

Sun May 13, 2018, 02:21 PM

4. Exception to his examples

It is not uncommon in the South for "strange women" to use terms of affection like "honey," "sugar" or "darlin'" in casual conversation. Few take offense and a great number of folks find it endearing.

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