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Re: You have a word for it?

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, January 28, 2002, 23:18
Clint Jackson Baker wrote:
> > !!! I say sibling all the time. "Three siblings" is a > lot faster to say than "Two brothers and one sister"!
But in the singular? Would you ever say "She is my sibling"? For what it's worth, I usually don't even use sibling in the plural. I'd usually say something like, for example, "Do you have any brothers or sisters?" rather than "Do you have any siblings". I might use "siblings" in a specific case like that, "He has three siblings" -- "There's no such thing as 'cool'. Everyone's just a big dork or nerd, you just have to find people who are dorky the same way you are." - overheard ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTaylor42