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Old 07-23-2019, 10:53 PM
Morgyn is offline
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Originally Posted by Atamasama View Post
The Wikipedia page on the term may surprise you.

Was your Dutch uncle an asshole?
Nope. They were all good friends of the family. Maybe it's family peculiar that we use the term to indicate a close-but-not-blood relationship. I'm sure every family has those.