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Have you ever heard of the term grauntie or gruncle?

  1. Gcrhoads64 profile image95
    Gcrhoads64posted 18 months ago

    Have you ever heard of the term grauntie or gruncle?

    I recently heard these terms in place of "great aunt" and "great uncle." Are you familiar with the terms? Do you think the words have staying power?

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  2. RTalloni profile image89
    RTalloniposted 18 months ago

    Never heard them, sorry I have!  Sad sounding, but perhaps a loving something or other could make them work in a family setting.

  3. Rangoon House profile image86
    Rangoon Houseposted 18 months ago

    That's cute and funny. I've never heard the expressions "grauntie" or "gruncle", but I think they could work.

  4. Skian profile image47
    Skianposted 18 months ago

    Your words resembles uncle and aunt, but there is a little difference between gruncle and uncle.

    Gruncle can be considered to be combination of

    1)Great + Uncle i.e awesome or cool uncle (Graunt is the opposite)

    2)Grand + Uncle i.e your granduncle; to make it more clear - When your niece or nephew becomes a parent, you become a great uncle, a gruncle ( Consider the opposite for graunt).

 
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