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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?


  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).