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health: see your health

[by euphemism] phr. to start menstruation: 1963 When I asked another female patient about the general state of her health, she answered, "Oh, I sees dot every month". And so I learned that in the Bahamas a wornan's health was her menstrual period (Cottman 108). My little girl seeing her health now (Nassau). (Gen.)

Tags: euphemism, phrase

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Last update: 2010-10-03 23:09
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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