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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.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dutch_uncle

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.