Barbara Need nee1 at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Wed Jan 2 02:18:23 UTC 2002

>As I recall, my sister-in-law used "binky" with her kids (and they did with
>their kids, I believe), and I think I've heard it elsewhere too.  When my
>son was born, the "in" brand was Nuk, from Germany?  So the Binky brand
>(generalized to binky) may have preceded the Nuk (and presumably others).

Well, and I have heard of parents who talked about "nuking" the kid, i.e.,
giving the child the Nuk brand pacifier!

Barbara Need

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