We are kind of a "thing" now

Posted by Bob on September 05, 2004

In Reply to: We are kind of a "thing" now posted by Joey on September 05, 2004

: We are kind of a "thing" now.
: How did it begin to mean "couple"?
: than you

Inarticulate people, with very limited vocabulary, inhibited by adolescent self-consciousness, cannot bring themselves to be frank and honest, and must resort to safely vague, noncommital terms. (One of the pleasures of growing older is freedom from that tongue-tied state.)