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TheFidgetySheep Wed 05-Oct-11 21:06:52

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grumplestilskin Wed 05-Oct-11 21:08:13


but at least the DS isn't "my little prince" - yuck!

poppygolucky Wed 05-Oct-11 21:13:11


Use of 'lil' boils my piss too.

TheFidgetySheep Wed 05-Oct-11 21:14:22

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NorfolkBroad Wed 05-Oct-11 21:15:50

You may well be being unreasonable but I totally agree with you. That is unbearable!

LyingWitchInTheWardrobe Wed 05-Oct-11 21:23:49

YY Poppy... 'Lil' Urgh... and 'leetle' just as cringey.

ilovesooty Wed 05-Oct-11 21:24:25


Eglu Wed 05-Oct-11 21:26:17

Can I also add 'ickle' barf!!!

ArmageddonOuttahere Wed 05-Oct-11 21:27:11

is there anything else that she does to irritate you, or just this?

MangoMonster Wed 05-Oct-11 21:27:24

My mil does this to my dp, she really likes the term " little soldier"... In fact I had a previous partner who's mum used little soldier too...must be me...

PeppaPigandGeorge Wed 05-Oct-11 21:32:33

YANBU. I have to add to "lil" anyone who regularly and in public refers to their child as "gorgeous", in place of the child's actual name.

onepieceofcremeegg Wed 05-Oct-11 21:35:36

Why not suggest she calls one of them "the babby" - this works best for a spoilt indulged child of 5 years or older, and means the child can behave however he/she wishes as they are only a "babby"

AnnaFalactic Wed 05-Oct-11 21:36:27

You think that's bad? I have deleted people off facebook (I know) for uploading pictures with captions like "chillin in the park wit my sexi kids"


Cheeseandharps Wed 05-Oct-11 21:38:14

YABU. Your just jelous of her gawjus lil man and gawjus lil princess. <shudders>

grumplestilskin Wed 05-Oct-11 21:42:02

cheese is right, parents of princesses know that its not just them that think their lil princess/little man is the most gorgeous and cutes little brat darling in the world because they are their parents, they know that actually we all agree and are wildely jealous. I so want a sulky precious spoil princess / prince! and don't at all see my own as the best child ever made!

themightyskim Wed 05-Oct-11 22:19:22

I heard someone refer to their toddler as sexy man the other day, it made my flesh crawl! YANBU by the way I hate it too

MangoMonster Wed 05-Oct-11 22:20:50

Use of the word sexy is just ridiculous.

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