A *long-term* friend?

Posted by Brian from Shawnee on March 16, 2004

In Reply to: A *long-term* friend? posted by June on March 16, 2004

: Hi there
: It just stuck me to doubt the right usage.
: If I have friends of a long time.
: Do I call them 'long-term' friend or 'long-time' friends?

I'd go with "long-time". "Long-term" sounds finite.