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    I've found this discussion: languagehat.com: SIGHTSAW.

    What do you think of that?

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    I like it, but I think I'll stick with went sightseeing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    I like it, but I think I'll stick with went sightseeing.
    Do you use any of those? Like "breastfed"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by birdeen's call View Post
    Do you use any of those? Like "breastfed"?
    I agree with fivejedjon on sightsaw. Breast-fed is another matter. It's frequently used in AmE. The only option I can think of is nursed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    I agree with fivejedjon on sightsaw. Breast-fed is another matter. It's frequently used in AmE. The only option I can think of is nursed.

    Breastfed
    is fine in BrE. Nursed is also heard, but it always sounds to me like a twee euphemism.

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