postpartum » post-pardon

Chiefly in:   post-pardon depression

Variant(s):  postpardon, post pardon

Classification: English – cross-language

Spotted in the wild:

  • I had a baby 4 months ago and he thinks my depression is baby blues (postpardon depression). (Dr. Bob forum, Apr. 13, 2001)
  • It is about 2 teenagers, the guy works in a shoe store and the girl is pregnant they tell their parents at Christmas time. They move into an old apartment building together, the teenage mother gets post-pardon depression. (Lifetime TV forum, Dec. 5, 2004)

Analyzed or reported by:

| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/02/19 |


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    Commentary by jaknine , 2005/03/14 at 7:14 pm

    I have also seen “post pardom” quite a bit, including just a minute ago which reminded me of it. 3,170 results at the big G.

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