Interesting Facts about Aunts
amita - Latin for aunt.
amita magna - Latin for Grand-aunt.
amita maior - Latin for Great-grand-aunt.
amita maxima - Latin for Great-great-grand-aunt.
avia - Latin for Grandmother.
avunculus - Latin for uncle.
avunculus magnus - Grand-uncle on female side.
avunculus maior - Latin for Great-grand-uncle.
avunculus maximus - Great-great-grand-uncle on female side
Urban dictionary definition:
Oh no, Aunt flow is in town.
A list of movies featuring aunts and uncles
Interestingly, the aunt or uncle is the villain in most of these movies
The Addams Family
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Beverly Hillbillies
Brighton Beach Memoirs
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events
The Lion King
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Aunt Tillie: n.
[linux-kernel mailing list] The archetypal non-technical user, one's elderly and scatterbrained maiden aunt. Invoked in discussions of usability for people who are not hackers and geeks; one sees references to the “Aunt Tillie test”.
Here's an interesting fact:
Several languages distinguish between blood aunts (one’s parent’s sister) and in-law aunts (one’s parent’s sister-in-law), some distinguish between paternal and maternal aunts, and some distinguish between one’s parent’s older siblings and younger siblings.
The first Aunt Jemima, Nancy Green, was born a slave in 1834. She signed an exclusive contract which gave her the right to portray the character for the rest of her life. Green was featured at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Green, as Aunt Jemima, cooked pancakes, sang songs, and told stories of the Old South.*
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