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granny dumping

The abandonment of an elderly relative in a public place or facility, especially a hospital or care center, so as to relieve oneself of the duty of caring for them. While I know how stressful caring for your elderly parents can be, I'll never understand how anyone could consider granny dumping an acceptable option.
See also: dump, granny

granny bashing

The physical, psychological, or verbal abuse or assault of an elderly person or persons. While the abuse of children garners a huge amount of attention from the public, granny bashing seems to go largely unnoticed in comparison.
See also: bash, granny

granny pod

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pad." With this granny pod, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: granny, pod

granny pad

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pod." With this granny pad, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: granny, pad

granny flat

A small house on one's property, separate from the main house, that serves as a permanent home for one's aging parents. Also called a "granny pod" or a "granny pad." With this granny flat, I get to see my family all the time, while still having a place of my own that is easy to maintain. Just don't call me "Granny"!
See also: flat, granny

granny flat

n. an apartment built into a garage or house for an elderly parent to live in. The garage has a granny flat including all utilities.
See also: flat, granny
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No child can resist a picture of people in their underwear, and the illustration with grannies of all colors and sizes getting dressed is worth a thousand laughs.
I half expect the Raging Grannies to launch into an anti-war protest tune, but they simply smile and wave.
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The book contains a small number of photographs and is divided into chapters that address a variety of topics, including the history of granny midwives, black women writers' counter-discourse on the black female body, historical grannies' oral testimonies as black theology, and women healers as cultural icons.
Lee ends her text with the interesting movement of narrating her ethnographic travels through Mississippi and encourages the reader to perform a double-dutch reading of her dialogues with the grannies. Although I was charmed by the approach, I think the text would have benefitted from a more thorough blending of the grannies' stories and Lee's engaging theoretical and critical observations.
The four grannies are actually friends Sue Hawkins, Jacky Fellows, Deb Nicholls and Emma Rollason who perform together for the Dudley-based Fizzog Productions.
Jags defender Aaron said yesterday: "It's good to see the club get involved because my grannies were affected by breast cancer.
Grannies Deli & Tea Room on historic Narrowgate in the heart of Alnwick not far from Bondgate Tower, the 15th Century gatehouse.
Granny is different to other grannies. She wears a black pointed hat.
MEET the Ghetto Grannies who want to win the All-Ireland Talent Show so they can take their act to the global stage.