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Sweet Talkin Saturday: Ducky

Before we critique or praise, let us research. From whence did this word arise? According to Eric Partridge, “A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English,” “duck” was used as a colloquial endearment from about 1590, and “ducky,” as an adjective expressing admiration, derived from that noun and has been used since about 1830. [Source] Who… Continue reading Sweet Talkin Saturday: Ducky

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Sweet Talkin Saturday: Special Circumstances

Special Circumstances There are some words and phrases that you wouldn’t consider terms of endearment unless said in a very low voice of rich dulcet tones or spoken softly across a candlelit dinner with violins serenading in the background. Here are some of those, for your enjoyment. 1. Princess. When the woman in question is… Continue reading Sweet Talkin Saturday: Special Circumstances