What do you call her??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Squishy, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Squishy

    Squishy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Florida
    We here future thinking peoples.... have come up with another one... only the solution to this one may be needed more immediately... as Mom is tired of me calling her "Granny" to the dogs.

    I just figured when I got Squishy as a puppy last year... that I am plenty wrinkled enough to call myself "Mom" to him... only Mom was used to being "Mom".. but yes, for the last year I've been referring to her as "Grandma" around the house.


    To everyone.


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    For those who are at all still wondering.... the answer is Yes. We are. Craaaaazy...... (and I'm Naughty [​IMG] )


    Anyway! Mom doesen't like "Granny"... she wants either "Nana" or "Grandma"... apparently Granny is older than Grandma?? [​IMG]

    I, on the other hand... cannot call her "Nana" because that is what we call my actual Grandma.. you know, moms mother. So when I hear it, I see a picture of Nana.
    Grandma is too long. Too akward.

    So, what do you call her? Your Grandmother, that is?

    Isen't there one that sounds like Mom.. but isen't? [​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Mine were Nana, and Grammy. Have a friend that is Memaw to her grandkids.
     
  3. lovesduckies

    lovesduckies Bedroom Farm Inc.

    Jan 11, 2010
    the ducky room
    my sisters kids call my mom "shaw" i don't get it. my lil brothers kids call my mom oma (grandma in german) and my older brothers kids call her grandma susie.

    i call my grandma... grandma bev. my husband uses grandmammy a lot.
     
  4. LittleChickenLady

    LittleChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 4, 2011
    Clanton, Alabama
    My mom's mom is Grandma.
    Dad's mom is Gammy.
    My great-grandma is Mona.

    I knew someone who called their grandma Nona and someone else who called theirs Nini.
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  5. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Oklahoma
    My moms grandkids all her MEME and that is what I tell my dogs when she is coming over. Meme is here and they get so excited.
    Chris
     
  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    My girls call my mom, Grammy. She didn't like Grandma or Granny. I have always pictured a Granny as being older than a Grandma too. [​IMG]
     
  7. Sherry

    Sherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my family the tradition is for the first grandchild to "name" the grandmother.

    My mother's name is Jeannie, her first grandchild heard his dad call her Jeannie, but he couldn't pronounce it...so she became Neenie first and now it's just Neen.
    His son has carried on the tradition with my sister Lisa and she has now become Eesa to both her grandsons.

    My grandmothers were Granny and Mam.
     
  8. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Mine were called Grandmother (and Greatmommie by my son). My mama is Grandmommie & Gram.
     
  9. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    My sister's son used to always call our mother, 'Beaker'. Although you may spell it, 'Beeker'. I don't know. Nobody knew where he got that name from until I watched one of those kiddy shows with him. One of the characters wore a white lab coat and was a chemist-his name was Beaker. Mom wore a white uniform because she was an RN. White lab coat + white uniform= Beaker. [​IMG]

    I had a friend's kid call her grandmother, 'Nina'. I thought that was cute.
     
  10. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Well in turkish grandma is nene,but dd started saying nenie and that stuck. I like nenie or nene. Hungarian grandma is way to long....nagymami.
     

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