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message 1: by Ami (last edited Aug 20, 2015 08:43PM) (new) - rated it 5 stars

Ami E. Bowen The word 'Grimalkin' actually means a domestic cat; especially an old female cat.

Love this!


Varsha Ha lol yeah that's hilarious. He is nothing like a domestic cat..
I wonder if Julie Kagawa meant his name to be that.
Thanks for sharing.


message 3: by Ami (new) - rated it 5 stars

Ami E. Bowen She was probably just thinking of the 'cat' part of the name. It does sound more like a male name though. I think it'd be funny if a character were to point out Grim's name's meaning to him in a teasing kind of way. Actually, I can see Puck teasing Grim about the origins of his name. "Hey, Grim! Did you know your name; Grimalkin, actually means a female domestic housecat? That's hilarious!"


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