LNH: Alt.stralian Yarns #1: On the Matter of Locks

Tim Munn drtimphd at gmail.com
Sun Oct 22 19:51:56 PDT 2006

Tom Russell wrote:
> Tim Munn wrote:
> > (It's only a wee-bit strange that me and Tom live in the same state
> > [Michigan] but only one of us knows this meaning.  Probably due to our
> > geographical differences within the state.)
> Possibly.  At the same time, I think we're both trolls [i.e., people
> who live in the lower peninsula of Michigan] and so I don't think our
> slang would differ all that much.
You wouldn't think that at all...

> I understood the chuck part.
Good.   :)

> > Ninny usually means the same as Sissy (at least in the context I've
> > heard it); a 'momma's boy', 'nerd/geek/dork' or every-so-often
> > 'homosexual' (more often associated with the second).
> I've heard the word "ninny" used many times, but only by racist
> relatives in reference to black children.  I didn't think that's what
> Mitchell meant, though, so I thought it best to inquire. :-)
I've never heard/read it like that before.  Tom, you've compromised my

> ==Tom
Tim 'You'd better start calling me 'Blind Timmy' from now on!' Munn

More information about the racc mailing list