noun. a young person, especially a young woman; a small or insignificant person, thing or amount;

adjective. diminutive or miniature

My pet name is Mimi.  Once my boyfriend misspelled my pet name on the iPhone and the auto correction came up with the word ‘minikin’ instead.

It doesn’t sound like a real word.  But I thought since it is a correction, this word must exist some where deep in the dictionary.  I took out our Kindle,  used the dictionary in it and, to my surprised, found the word!

And hence the minikin’s lair – a young woman’s place for her to pen her thoughts and clear her mind.


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