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by Abigail Van Buren

Husband's Verbal Abuse Stops Only After He Leaves for Good

DEAR ABBY: Have you ever wondered where your readers come up with aliases they give to the people in their questions? I have. I have always suspected they were names they wanted to give their kids, but didn't. How do you think they come up with them? -- PONDERING IN CALIFORNIA

DEAR PONDERING: I come up with them!