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Old 11-29-2012, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by BonnieB View Post
What is a "THE wife". Do they have the only wife in existence?
As far as I am concerned yes, she is the ONLY Wife in existence for me hence the singular reference.
Also why do people refer to their employer as 'the boss' instead of 'my boss'?
Same thing, it's just a manner of speaking.

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I ask because I've never heard a woman say "THE husband".
My Wife uses this term all the time when referring to me to friends.
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