Tag Archives: family

Do you have any SIBLINGS?

Do you have any brothers or sisters? = 7 words Do you have any SIBLINGS? = 5 words There you have it, one good reason to use the word SIBLING. However, if you are asked the question, it is better to answer with brothers and sisters. When I tell you that I have one SIBLING, your next question […]

AGNATE / ENATE

On a small island such as mine (Malta), a common conversational topic when meeting someone new is about family. This is because with only 400,000 people, it’s very easy to find a connection. A: I live in Xemxija. B: Really? My aunt’s from there too. A: Who is she? B: Carol. She’s an aunt on […]

A family connection

What is the connection between: A. me and the daughter of my sister? uncle and cousin uncle and niece uncle and nephew B. me and the daughter of the daughter of my sister? grandfather and granddaughter second-uncle and second-cousin grand-uncle and grandniece Use the comments box below to send in your answers. 

Do you have any SIBLINGS?

Do you have any brothers or sisters? = 7 words Do you have any SIBLINGS? = 5 words There you have it, one good reason to use the word ‘sibling’. However, if you are asked the question, it is better to answer with brothers and sisters. When I tell you that I have one sibling, […]