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    Love lump.

    What's this phrase mean?
    The context is (woman welcomes young man, who have just came in):

    - So, lump love. Take a load off already darling. Sit!

    Thanks.

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    Re: Love lump.

    No idea. 'Take a load off' means 'take a load off [your feet]'. The 'already' suggests a Yiddish background. But as for the first phrase ...

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    Re: Love lump.

    "Love lump" could be a term of endearment.

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    Re: Love lump.

    Is this actual text you've seen, or are you transcribing something you heard? I only ask because the "take a load off already" sounds distinctly Yiddish, so if it's a phrase you've only heard and not read it could be something that only sounds like "lump love." (For example, when spoken "bubelah" might vaguely sound like "lump love.") Otherwise I'm guessing the phrase was just a personal endearment between the couple. Many lovers/friends have special pet names that often don't make sense to outsiders.

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    Re: Love lump.

    Thanks for "Yiddish background", I didn't notice that!

    Quote Originally Posted by Ouisch View Post
    Is this actual text you've seen, or are you transcribing something you heard?
    This text from here. And it seems to be right.

    I incline to SoothingDave supposition of "term of endearment", something like "sweetie".

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    Re: Love lump.

    Oh, and images search in google by query "love lump" is like ... funny .

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