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Love and Marriage: Still Going Together?

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Love and Marriage: Still Going Together?

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Love and Marriage: Still Going Together?

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The recent California Supreme Court decision in favor of same-sex marriage has sent people to their dictionaries, arming themselves for arguments over what the word "marriage" really means.

But as Fresh Air's resident linguist points out, even definitions aren't as cut and dried as people think.