[Ansteorra] Regalia vs. Insignia

gail young gwynethb63 at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 18 15:44:58 PST 2008

  Is that a period term for children?
  (who has frequently used the term with all love<G>)

HE Chiang <chiang at nts-online.net> wrote:
  My mother was always fond of calling us "heathens" when I was much 
younger.Did not think much about it then as being derogatory or 
Chiang, former heathen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lori Campbell" 
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Regalia vs. Insignia

>> > I have encountered some rather militant opinions
>> > that say "smalls" is both not period and condescending
>> > to children...
> Isn't it funny that they should be so offended by the word "smalls" in
> relation to young people, yet they turn right around and refer to their
> own as "kids"...
> You know.... baby goats...? Sometimes I wonder if this was a period
> practice but I'm too lazy to look it up.
> ~ Kat >^.,.^<
> (who has called the children around her some far more condescending
> things than "small" and they don't seem to mind. In fact, they were
> downright amused...)

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