For Ms Riot Kitty

The lovely Riot Kitty asked me what a ‘poppet’ is after a recent post.

According to Wikipedia (reliable sources FTW!): “The word poppet is an older spelling of puppet, from the Middle English popet, meaning a small child or doll. In British Dialect it continues to hold this meaning. Poppet is also a chiefly English term of endearment.”

So a poppet, to me, is a sweetie, a darling, a lovely.

Rather like RK herself! 🙂

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4 Comments

  1. Riot Kitty
    24th March 2011 / 1:05 am

    Aren't you sweet! Thanks 🙂

  2. Wiwille
    24th March 2011 / 4:56 pm

    That's very poppety of you.

  3. Lynn
    25th March 2011 / 8:51 am

    She *IS* a poppet!

  4. Relyn
    27th March 2011 / 4:10 am

    I love the term poppet, always have. You've just reminded me of another endearment I can use with my Sloane. Thanks. Happy spring.

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