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coincidentally a few weeks ago my teacher said to me that i used to always say 我老婆 but because she was always calling her my 太太 i changed to follow suit. She then said i should continue to use 老婆 even if she says 太太 because its polite for her to refer to MY wife as 太太 but far more natural for me to call her 老婆。 So now i say 老婆 or sometimes 妻子 or 爱人。

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3 hours ago, mungouk said:

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Sixth Tone, 18 Aug 2020


The character that inspired this article is called 顾佳. Seems a bit on the nose (顾家). 😂

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