It’s Okay To Say “Kids” When You Mean “Children”
It really is okay to refer to children as kids.
Child or children is still preferred in formal contexts, but every dictionary includes the “child” definition and certainly no one would confuse your reference with a baby goat.
If you are in the habit of correcting people who refer to children as kids, please stop. Silly goat.
Your comments are welcome. Please leave them in the Reply section below.
As a person who had goats for pets when I was young, I really appreciate your short blog. Enjoyed it very much and it was….really was….very informative
I’m happy to have a goat expert backing me up! 🙂
Wow, I didn’t know it has been around that long. Thank you for the fascinating information.
You are welcome, Julie.
Your kidding, right?