Pinky

December 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Alternately spelled “Pinkie”; an English nickname meaning “healthy”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Pinkie. It’s already a nickname. It would be weird to nickname a nickname, wouldn’t it?

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Pinky Alden, the governor of Colorado, in The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather (written in 1915 and set in the 1890s).

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