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Scientific wild-ass guess SWAG is an American English slang term meaning a rough estimate made by an expert in the field, based on experience and intuition. It is similar to the slang word guesstimate , a portmanteau of guess and estimate. Westmoreland would sometimes reply "SWAG" to reporters' questions about American failure to neutralize the enemy. On the witness stand, Stewart explained that in Vietnam, the military intelligence branch that he commanded would deliver numbers of enemy strength to Westmoreland, the numbers derived from "the SWAG principle". An earlier use of term is mentioned by linguist J. Robert Dumouchel who wrote the book, Dictionary of Development Terminology. Regardless of its origin, the term gained greater prominence in the first half of in connection with the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. Reporter John F. Harris of the Washington Post was the first person to put the term into a newspaper article.
Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God. Otherwise you risk having an awkward mix between dating and hanging out, which can be uncomfortable for those involved. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. Sexuality is the enemy of romance, and romance is amazing. It's like talking to a wall.