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Was it because of the crack I made about the FiberFest web page being chock full of grannies from the midwest?!
"To hire 'grannies' - retired school teachers and child care professionals - to come into our orphanages, helps to increase developmental skills, to move our kids from 'outcast' into general society."
The sounds were several -- the mothering mutter of the ewes, the sharp blat of some lamb skipping for dinner, the plaintive cries of the "grannies" -- wethers who, through some perverted maternal instinct, seek to mother some stray lamb as their own -- and the deeper, contented throating of the rams.
The Free Range Francis William Sullivan 1925
Hat crime is out of control in somerset, back to front baseball caps mainly, but even the grannies are at it.
The Pain of Being Pure At Heart « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG Inspector Gadget 2007
In final picture of cake the grannies are the nice looking ones, darker in the front.
Now, the grannies are a growing number of African artists offering their wares to the world and earning relatively decent pay.
I wish you comfort and peace in your care and many wonderful days to enjoy. thinkingwomanmillstone: The idea that they care about the grannies is the
The idea that they care about the grannies is the worst of the lie that they perpetrated.
These "grannies" work under the direction of a psychologist, one-to-one with a child - five hours a day, five days a week.
The "grannies" among them 91 year old, Marie Runyon were handcuffed and arrested by the New York City Police department after they went on down to the Times Square army recruitment station last October to try to enlist.