So, according to fellow Birmingham tweeter, Cybrum, the lovely Phil Tufnell muddled up the words “minx”, “minks” and “Manx” while commentating on the Test Match yesterday. I love cricket and I like to respond to reader requests, so here’s a quick guide to the three. I bet I’ll never see a search for this combination on my analytics!
Manx is defined as relating to the Isle of Man, its people or its language.
A minx is a cunning, impudent or bold and flirtatious young woman.
Minks are stoatlike carnivores.
So if a cheeky young lady from the Isle of Man had some stoat like carnivores as pets …
“The Manx minx kept minks”
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