Miss Manners: Marriage can be a different form of election
Published 04/21/2012, INFORUM
DEAR MISS MANNERS: I have encountered the expression “bride-elect” in engagement announcements. It seems to confuse fiancees with politicians. Where does this expression come from, and is it correct? I now live in Alabama and first encountered the phrase here.Word count: 403
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