POSSLQ


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AcronymDefinition
POSSLQPersons of the Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters (US Census Bureau)
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"I've had the same POSSLQ for 25 years," the father of five quickly points out.
The practice of cohabitation has become so commonplace that the Census Bureau "coined the acronym POSSLQ (`partners of opposite sex sharing living quarters') to describe this kind of living arrangement." Rebecca L.
Nor should it mean something else, like 'partner' or 'roommate.' And I just don't see 'POSSLQ' (A term a Census Bureau spokesman coined in the 1970s meaning 'partner of the opposite sex sharing living quarters')."