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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-10-09 10:54:46

Registered: 2006-10-09
Posts: 1

Covered (cupboard) love

I’ve always thought that the expression “cupboard love” is a bit odd, though that is the correct version. I’m sure that I’ve heard or read the phrase “covered love” as a corruption that also seems to change the meaning; presumably a love that is hidden rather than one that is open but false.



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