Skandi Rogers wrote:I just stick with Dear.
Tereza Okava wrote:we've spent the last 25 years calling each other "old man/woman" in several different languages, because it was funny.
Now that we are actually old it's time to look for a new nickname. Bitsy Pookums is a bit of a mouthful but I'm taking notes here otherwise.
(in this house, if either of uses the "normal" honeypie-darling-shmookie-etc nicknames everyone including the dog runs for the hills: that's a sign someone is pissed and the fur is going to fly)
Anne Miller wrote:
Mujeres viejas for women.
Anciano for old man, according to Mr. Google.
Anita Martin wrote:(Mi) viejo/vieja is mostly used for the parents, although there might be people out there who also use it for the spouse.
I do however know a couple of people who actually call their spouse "gordo/gorda" (or "gordi"), literally meaning fat - and it is really meant as term of endearment!
Well, technically it's the name for the voo-doo dolls that people poke pins in...
Nancy Reading wrote:My husband/dog/niece I call "poppet". I gather its a term for a doll. My headmaster at primary school used to call us all that and I guess it stuck with me.
Sarah Elizabeth wrote:Now I use it with our dog and he gets all wiggly and waggy.