If it were Japan, the people in charge would be hacking off their pinkies and going door to door, personally apologizing.
But this incident had determined the pinkies to consider our friends prisoners and to take them immediately before their Queen.
You are not like my people, the pinkies, and there is no place for you in our country.
There was silence for a moment, while all the pinkies seemed to think deeply.
"And the pinkies are anxious to get home," added Rosalie, who was present.
The Blueskins were not keeping a very close watch, as they were confident the pinkies could not get into the City.
Then she turned to Rosalie and asked: "How would you like to rule the pinkies?"
Down in Maine years ago the pinkies used to sail equipped with numerous short poles whereby to trail for mackerel.
I think I shall have a sensible brown and green meal before I go, and then I can nibble elegantly at the pinkies.
But the thought occurred to him that if he could avoid being caught by the pinkies they would be unable to harm him.
"the little finger," 1808, in Scottish, from Dutch pinkje, diminutive of pink "little finger," of uncertain origin.
pinkie pink·ie or pink·y (pĭng'kē)
The little finger.
: pinky ring
The little finger: Pardon my lifted pinky (1860+)
[fr an earlier adjective sense, ''small, tiny'']
(also Pink) Nickname for a red-headed person (1930s+)