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Vocabulary

Talking to Mom yesterday, I discovered that she had never heard the word "polyamory" before, and I was unable to disguise my surprise-bordering-on-shock. She's doing very well without even having the word for what half her kids are experiencing. She got it from context, and we talked about it a little, and she asked if it would be in the dictionary, to which I had to say, not unless it's a very new one. I can look for good web articles to point her at, but she might prefer a book. Maybe something like A Hip Grandma's Guide to Cultural Drift. Something that keeps the energy light. First step is to find out if such a book exists...
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