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Discussion in 'off topic' started by Sloop John B, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. Sloop John B

    Sloop John B pfm Member

    I’m probably being ageist, sexist and God knows what ists I haven’t been made aware of yet by my daughters.

    So my son 25 has a girlfriend and my brother 63 has a girlfriend both female companions of similar age to their respective boyfriends.

    It’s a long time since my brother was a boy though and similarly for his girlfriend.

    When do boys and girls grow up to men and women?

    What do boyfriends and girlfriends become at this stage?

  2. mandryka

    mandryka pfm Member

    Partners is what they become.
  3. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    +1. Partner. And if anyone then assumes that you are gay, so be it.
  4. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Sloop, are you missing out on all the fun?
  5. Fatmarley

    Fatmarley Agnostic

    The word partner sounds too serious. I'm the wrong side of 40, and I play video games and listen to young peoples pop music. Age is just a number.
    askseeknock and Cereal Killer like this.
  6. mandryka

    mandryka pfm Member

    Pedro83 and Vinny like this.
  7. mandryka

    mandryka pfm Member

    Got it -- OH

    (That's the best because it reminds me of Plato's Symposium, and (even better) Baron Corvo)
  8. Tarzan

    Tarzan pfm Member

    What is a Girlfriend?
  9. Fatmarley

    Fatmarley Agnostic

    I had to Google that. If I referred to her as my Squeeze I don't think many would understand what I'm on about.

    Someone on here used to refer to their partner as their 'Ball and Chain' I quite like that one.
  10. essgee

    essgee pfm Member

    John Mortimer the writer of the "Rumpole of the Bailey" series had it pretty well summed up, "She Who Must Be Obeyed".
    narabdela and julifriend like this.
  11. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    A friend, who is a girl. Often comes with added benefits. So I am told.
    Tarzan likes this.
  12. mandryka

    mandryka pfm Member

    My melonsmelonous.

    eternumviti likes this.
  13. Bananahead

    Bananahead pfm Member

    That's a FB.

    A girlfriend will be much more demanding and, very likely, expensive.
    Cereal Killer likes this.
  14. snowflake

    snowflake Former Albino Ape

    As my father in law often said 'if its got tits or wheels its going to cost you'

    As it transpires he was correct.......

  15. Mike Reed

    Mike Reed pfm Member

    I wonder if he knows........:D
    Nytechy, KrisW, -alan- and 6 others like this.
  16. Cav

    Cav pfm Member

    Lady-friend or Gentleman-friend are more decorous for those of a certain age. What that age might be is up to personal choice.
    darrenyeats likes this.
  17. Big Tabs

    Big Tabs looking backwards, going forwards

    My Twist.
  18. Big Tabs

    Big Tabs looking backwards, going forwards

    Can I fit wheels to The Wife?
  19. david ellwood

    david ellwood Kirabosi Kognoscente

    What do you call a partner who is in their 20s if you're in your 50s?
  20. Amber Audio

    Amber Audio This is the Day

    Darmok and Big Tabs like this.

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