KiTh aNd kIN[kith and kin] – phrase/idioms. - one's relations. The word kith is Old English, and the original senses were ‘knowledge’, ‘one's native land’, and ‘friends and neighbours’. oRiGIn: The phrase kith and kin originally denoted one's country and relatives; later one's friends and relatives. -KinS [-k-nn-s]- a diminutive suffix of nouns: indicates smallness or, by semantic extension qualities such as familiarity and affection as in daddykins - a name a child calls their father when they want something.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Mr HK, meet the previous baby, AKA Evil Beagle, AKA Belle. Keen eyesight, nose like a vacuum, could hear a pin drop in a crowded pub, there is no messing with this fur ball. Unless of course there are fireworks - or a thunder storm. Then it's scary as hell.
Nor is this the final member of the clan. No, stay tuned.