Because he had squinty and slanted eyes, the other kids gave him the nickname “Chinky.”
Their enthusiasm, devotion, and mixed-up sense of romance for squinty boys is one of the more quaint aspects of pop culture.
A few days after this squinty heard the noise of hammering and sawing wood outside the pig pen.
But the funniest part of squinty was his eyes, or, rather, one eye.
His huge shoulders hunched, his pendulous nose wobbled, his squinty eyes gleamed and he charged into the bar.
When his mother had named six of her little pigs she came to squinty.
"I think I can get out through that place," said squinty to himself, a little later.
"Well, I guess we'll call him squinty," the farmer had said.
Then Mappo the monkey, and squinty, the comical pig, started off through the woods.
And squinty's brothers and sisters were no different from other pigs.