3 Answers. The prefix ex- is of Latin origin but the words ex-wife, ex-boyfriend are an extended use of Latin phrases such as ex consule, ex magistro equitum, (one who) from being consul, master of knights (where ex- is prefixed to titles of office or dignity).
Why do we call it ex?
Originally Answered: Why do we call the former person as our ex? Short form for EXpired. People call the former person as ex, because that persons value/validity is expired from their lives.
Do I call my ex?
If you were really on a break and then you realized that you want to be together, then definitely call your ex, she says. However, if it isnt an urgent matter or you dont want to get back together, then think long and hard before calling an ex.
CAN EX be used in Scrabble?
Yes, ex is in the scrabble dictionary.
What should I say when I call my ex?
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