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    suburgatory?

    I've been trying to look it up in my dictionaries but it doesn't seem to be there. What does it mean?
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    Re: suburgatory?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    Would it be standard English? Is there a synonym for it? What does it mean to you?

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    Re: suburgatory?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Would it be standard English? Is there a synonym for it? What does it mean to you?
    ostap, it's a made-up word. If you want a synonym, you can make up your own. It means to me what the wikipedia article told me - 'suburban purgatory' - halfway to hell in suburbia.

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    Re: suburgatory?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    ostap, it's a made-up word. If you want a synonym, you can make up your own. It means to me what the wikipedia article told me - 'suburban purgatory' - halfway to hell in suburbia.
    As if it's lousy housing for the speaker and he's willing to get out of it?
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    Re: suburgatory?

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    As if it's lousy housing for the speaker and he's will wants to get out of it?
    No. From the sound of things, the house is delightful on the surface.

    "The series follows a divorced father who decides to get away from New York City to the suburbs so he can give his 16-year-old daughter a better life. However, the move to suburbs has the daughter wondering if they just entered the world of The Stepford Wives after they see how 'perfect' their new locale is, right down to the neighbors who welcome them into the cul-de-sac."
    Suburgatory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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