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What do you call a pacifier?

Do you call it something else, and if so, what?

We called it a binkie until my 3rd child started calling it his 'me me' when he was little, and now we still call it that for our new baby.

My mother always called it a 'bo bo' apparently it was some Spanish thing.

My husband's family is Canadian and they call it a 'suckie', which I cannot get used to and think sounds vulgar!


Asked by IhartU at 11:36 AM on Feb. 1, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (22)
  • My youngest DD called it "trade" - because we had multiple pacifiers all over the house and if she would see one, she wanted it. If she already had one, I told her "you have to trade it for the one you already have" ... so eventually when she saw one, she would pull the one she had out of her mouth and say "trade"! Then if she lost it she would yell out "trade", so we would all scramble to find another one!

    Answer by 5BabyBees at 11:46 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • all my 3 children have called it binky's. my sil calls them "paci's". when i was a kid - i called it a "schnuli(SP)" which is the german word for it.

    Answer by tnm786 at 11:38 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • nini or binky

    Answer by raisingmen at 11:40 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • bobo

    Answer by smiley745 at 11:40 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • My Husband and I called it a, that was so long ago.

    Answer by -AJ at 11:41 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • we call it binky, my son calls it 'kiki' for some reason

    Answer by pookipoo at 11:44 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • In the UK they call it a dumb.

    Answer by salexander at 11:50 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • Paci :)

    Answer by HappyGirl44 at 11:53 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • we called it a 'nunni'

    Answer by layh41407 at 11:53 AM on Feb. 1, 2011

  • i call them icky. none of my kids have had one, and when they ask about why other kids have them and baby sister doesn't i just say it's icky and move on. .... but all yalls names are cute :)

    Answer by kittymeri at 12:00 PM on Feb. 1, 2011