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Washington State says bride” and “groom” – along with “husband” and “wife” are about to become archaic language
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 1845704:MV8yMDY2MTQ1XzM0NzY1MjA0XzczMzg3Rjkw] [quote:christian:MV8yMDY2MTQ1XzM0NzYyNjIwX0RDQkQ0OTZF] I wonder when Mom and Dad will be eliminated?? Kids will proably be saying next. . Parent A Can I go out and play? Parent A says go ask Parent *B* No wonder sinkholes are opening up all over the planet, we are as a nation a sinking ship... [/quote] Lol it does sound rediculous! Man, call me old fashioned, but I am 36 and I when I married my wife I wanted her to be called my wife and she wanted me to be called her husband. We were so estatic for weeks that we just loved calling each other wife and hubby. [/quote]
The words “bride” and “groom” – along with “husband” and “wife” are about to become archaic language in Washington state as officials prepare to remove the terms from marriage and divorce certificates.
Tim Church, a spokesman for the Wash. state Health Department, told Fox News they will likely be removing those words in favor of more gender neutral terms.
He said the changes are necessary in response to the same-sex marriage law that takes effect Dec. 6.
“We’ve been quickly moving ahead to change our marriage certificate to make sure it fits for everyone who is going to be using it,” he told Fox News.
The words “bride” and “groom” could be replaced with “Spouse A” and “Spouse B” or “Person A” and “Person B,” Church said.
The department has been taking public input but the state’s secretary of health will ultimately decide which terms are used.
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