the newlywed and the nearly dead
 other.— «Since our town had no “tech boom” there was never a new influx of young habitants to modernize the landscape. Instead we have what we like to call neighborhoods of “the newlywed and the nearly dead.” And culturally, San Antonio has remained very close to its roots.» —“My Town: Going to San Antonio with Buttercup” by Michael Corcoran Austin 360 (Texas) Dec. 4, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. eric says:

    I’ve heard this same phrase used when describing the residents of Victoria, BC. It’s on an island on the west coast, so it’s balmy by Canadian standards — and therefore their version of Florida.

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