a desk constructed so that two people may work at it face-to-face, as one having a kneehole and drawers on two fronts.
The Future of the Word “Partner”
With the Supreme Court’s legalization of gay marriage, what happens to the word partner? “Let me check with my partner.” “Have you met his partner yet?” “She lives with her partner and their two dogs.” For the past few decades, we’ve had two related but distinct romantic meanings for partner. Some couples, regardless of sexual orientation, prefer to define themselves as partners, whether they see …
Is It Time For All Couples To Use The Term “Partner”?
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Origin of partners' desk
probably earlier than 1945–50
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