Couple: (n) two persons considered as joined together
How do you become a couple?
Can you be a couple without coupling?
Because once people think you are coupling, they will assume you’ve coupled. Is it merely a sexual term?
The manager walks in and says, “I need a couple of people to help me unload this truck.” Normally, the two that end up doing the job don’t necessarily have goo-goo eyes for each other.
It’s one of those ambiguous words Americans use that sometimes means nothing, and other times, connotes with a wink that something might be going on.
“I think they might be a couple,” she said with a smirk.
Yet in a very few months, we will end up with a couple of people running for President—and neither one of them would ever be caught smooching the other.
So couples can be sexy, couples can be utilitarian, and couples can be bitter enemies.
For instance, a couple of dictators bombed each other until their countries turned into dust.
Matter of fact, some of you might have thought, as you read this essay, that I should have sat down and waited for a couple of ideas.