other half

other half
,other `half noun singular HUMOROUS
someone's husband, wife, or partner

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • How the Other Half Lives — [ Jacob Riis, New York, 1888 ] How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York (1890) was a pioneering work of photojournalism by Jacob Riis, documenting the squalid living conditions in New York City slums in the 1880s. It… …   Wikipedia

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