Karyotyping of the hinny
, stallion, and Jack donkey
With shorter ears, a hinny
has a more horselike head and a long, full tail, but the smaller body of a donkey.
Yesterday, one council workman said: "We are not allowed to call women 'pet', 'hinny
', 'dear', 'darling', 'sweetheart' or love'.
The guides' walking tour, titled Keep Your Feet Still Geordie Hinny
, starts tomorrow at 2.30pm from the Chinese Arch in Stowell Street, Newcastle.
Well all that's gone down the pan now thanks to the anallyretentive jobsworths at Newcastle City Council who, apart from spending their days looking up their own backsides (in lieu of having nothing better to do), have now decided that the ageold words "pet, hinny
and love" are insulting, and so they've banned them.
His popular tunes were sung in the street, concert halls, pubs and even schools and yet most today will only be familiar with the chorus of his best known song, Keep Yor Feet Still Geordey Hinny
(that contemporary spelling of 'Geordey' is engraved on the plaque).
have banned workers from saying pet, hinny
or sweetheart in case it offends anyone are wrong.
Invariably on joining the queue the person in front of me would ask, "How far are you gannin hinny
" or sometimes, "bonny lad" and I would then be ushered forward until the only ones in front of me were going further than I was and had been treated with the same consideration.
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The term of affection has been banned along with hinny
, dear and love.
Fresh fish and meat, direct from the monger, "Three for a pound hinny
"sales acted out centre stage.
What is a Hinny
? Offspring of a stallion and a jenny donkey 1.