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Old 01-07-2019, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Ludovic View Post
At any rate, moving beyond physical attraction and to the romantic, "boy/baby" and "girl/baby" seem to be used fairly gender-equally to describe an actual or potential intimate partner.
Yes, "my baby" is certainly used by women to refer to a male partner. What I'm questioning is the use of "a babe" to describe an attractive man. I've never heard that, and although I'm older I would have thought it would have come up in TV/movies.