Lane then impulsively kisses Joan in her office, a move that she gracefully dismisses without further wounding his pride.
Joan attempts to adjust to maternity leave and the demands of raising a baby while her husband, Greg, is away at war.
Joan and Harry have had struggles over the years, a sort of power play with each other.
To play a game of verbal abuse, esp against the opponent's mother and family; jive, play the dozens: All kinds of kids jone, says 11-year-old Hamani/ readers howling in outrage that we had dared to suggest that the verb ''joan'' (meaning to insult) was possibly derived from Joan Rivers
[1930s+ Black; origin unknown]