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The Grandma Alternative: Boomer Women Setting Their Own Variant Names

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THE G WORD
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When my nephew called to tell me that he and his wife are expecting their first child in January, I immediately phoned his mother, my sister-in-law, to congratulate her, affectionately calling her Grandma.

Let’s just say I got major pushback. “There will be no G-word,” she said firmly.

Read the whole story at The Globe And Mail

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