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  • n. An opportunity for a married couple, especially one with children, to go out on a date.


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  • IT’S GOOD FOR PLEASURE A Saturday trip to the car wash and farmer’s market could turn into an early evening date night or pawned-off-theater-ticket moment with a simple text message or tweet.

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  • Argh! Friends with children are forever simpering about their date nights. I eventually gathered that it means going out on a "date", i.e. without your kids, in an attempt to resurrect the tattered corpse of your relationship. Gee guys! Didja make it to second base?!

    April 29, 2009