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  • adj. childhood

Etymologies

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kid +‎ -hood

Examples

  • I was barely out of kidhood when I covered the overthrow of Ferdinand Marcos in the Philippines, so Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III - son of the assassinated politician Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. and his wife, the recently deceased former president Corazon "Cory" Aquino - was just a boy when I was there (Lets not get started on the Filipino nickname thing; one of his sisters is Ballsy).

    Phil Bronstein: Ninoy, Noynoy, No-No.

  • These were the B-movies of my kidhood, and I loved every minute of them, especially Ms. De Carlo.

    Archive 2007-01-07

  • She was an important part of the soundtrack of my kidhood.

    Teresa Brewer R. I. P.

  • I don't have any more Durango Kid movies recorded, which is probably just as well, but it was fun to revisit my kidhood for a few hours with these.

    Both Barrels Blazing

  • Written as a series of fun case-studies of grown-ups who won't grow up (a woman who attained brief fame by skipping everywhere she went, a man who tried unsuccessfully to get his son to play with his Star Wars action figures) in some way or another, Rejuvenile is a thoroughly affectionate look at the breaking down of the barriers between adulthood and kidhood.

    Boing Boing

  • I felt small and pale and stupid and very unwanted, which wasnt a new feeling for me since kidhood, even though Id outgrown the small part.

    Dancing with Werewolves

  • Loving the MTIO and Human Fly love - two faves from my kidhood.

    Top Five Covers with Ghost Rider as a Guest Star! | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • Again, another personal recollection and not very scientific I know, but my recollection from kidhood is that the difference in temperature between winter and summer was greater then i.e. winters nowadays in Northern England seem much milder than then and summers much cooler.

    Road Map « Climate Audit

  • I went away back to my kidhood and remembered the hot biscuit sopped in sorghum and bacon gravy with partiality and respect.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

  • In a rookery, in her kidhood, and then tell her to keep _clean_,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, November 26, 1892

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