Your Cyvil State?

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Cyvil State:

Married
3
21%
Unmarried woman
2
14%
Cavalier
7
50%
Divorced
1
7%
Widow
1
7%
Widower
0
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Total votes: 14

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Your Cyvil State?

Post by Anna27 » 02 Sep 2009 14:04

What is your cywil state? Are you married, free, divorced?
I'm unmarried woman by now.

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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Jorge22 » 02 Sep 2009 14:19

I'm divorced, living with my gf. I'm not perfectly sure about the interest of this poll, anyway... But there you go, you've got my answer.

PS - Btw, what do you mean by cavalier?
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by oxy » 02 Sep 2009 14:46

My husband is s... of a b... :blush:
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Anna27 » 02 Sep 2009 16:00

Jorge22 wrote:I'm divorced, living with my gf. I'm not perfectly sure about the interest of this poll, anyway... But there you go, you've got my answer.

PS - Btw, what do you mean by cavalier?
Cavalier- man, which haven't married yet. Didn't you hear this word before?

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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by vimmers » 02 Sep 2009 16:12

i dont and it cant be translated into danish

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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by bene » 02 Sep 2009 16:41

'Cavalier' is used in American English as more of a description of attitude than to describe an unmarried man.

Old-time usage:
gallant
Knightly behavior

Modern:
someone with an off-hand, uncaring attitude

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Post by eRIC » 02 Sep 2009 17:10

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bene wrote: Old-time usage:
gallant
Knightly behavior

Modern:
someone with an off-hand, uncaring attitude
''Funny" how the usage has changed :|

the term 'cavalier' is still used here for unmarried men who serve as gallant companion for unmarried women, for example at a marriage. Of course it tends to be very rare now ...
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Post by snork » 02 Sep 2009 17:42

Same here with the "Kavalier", having the meaning of like gentleman (attitude).
Just that "old time usage" would be =Knight/ horseman, or not ? cavallo = horse, I mean.

We also have the "cavalier's delict", meaning by law it's a delict, but generally noone cares too much.

So, Anna, looking for a husband candidate ? :D

What abot that "bachelor" thing, I never heard of it until some dating TV show used it in it's title. Is it a really used word ?
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Phil » 02 Sep 2009 17:47

"Unmarried woman by now" sounds more to me like she just ditched one. If so, why would she want to take on all the aggravation again so soon?

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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by bene » 02 Sep 2009 18:05

snork wrote:Same here with the "Kavalier", having the meaning of like gentleman (attitude).
Just that "old time usage" would be =Knight/ horseman, or not ? cavallo = horse, I mean.

We also have the "cavalier's delict", meaning by law it's a delict, but generally noone cares too much.

So, Anna, looking for a husband candidate ? :D

What abot that "bachelor" thing, I never heard of it until some dating TV show used it in it's title. Is it a really used word ?
Yes, the root word has to be horse.
And yes, 'bachelor' is the common word here in the States(and probably Canada) for an unmarried man.

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Post by eTux » 02 Sep 2009 18:08

snork wrote:What abot that "bachelor" thing, I never heard of it until some dating TV show used it in it's title. Is it a really used word ?
Of course I can't speak as a native [English] speaker, but from my experience bachelor (I think the German equivalent would be Jungessele, which I know is not very common) is a perfectly common and acceptable way to refer to a man who has never been married in his life, or has reached an age when social norms dictate he should be married, but isn't.

I suppose the feminine equivalent 'bachelorette' is not as common, though. Funny that in Latvian both are equally popular terms, we even have the masculine equivalent for "miss" in order to address unmarried men :D
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Scottie » 02 Sep 2009 18:09

snork wrote:Same here with the "Kavalier", having the meaning of like gentleman (attitude).
Just that "old time usage" would be =Knight/ horseman, or not ? cavallo = horse, I mean.

We also have the "cavalier's delict", meaning by law it's a delict, but generally noone cares too much.

So, Anna, looking for a husband candidate ? :D

What abot that "bachelor" thing, I never heard of it until some dating TV show used it in it's title. Is it a really used word ?
Maybe she wants establish a marriage agency and searches for candidates :wink:
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Moonpooka » 02 Sep 2009 18:36

bene wrote:'bachelor' is the common word here in the States(and probably Canada) for an unmarried man.
and in the UK too :)

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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by oxy » 02 Sep 2009 21:29

bene wrote:
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Re: Your Cyvil State?

Post by Marksdad » 02 Sep 2009 21:31

I didn't vote coz i only have 12 weeks of freedom left
It's never too late to change your mind 8)

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