One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A baby brought up according to the principles promoted by the Plunket Society.‘when Jennie's first grandson was born in 1912, they insisted that he should be a Plunket baby’
- ‘The media watched his playtime with 10 Plunket babies at Government House.’
- ‘Plunket made the royal child as an honorary Plunket baby.’
- ‘Then fathers of Plunket babies organised a collection and provided the nurse with a car.’
- ‘They called the grass court "Dad's Plunket baby" because it required so much care and feeding.’
- ‘Nine out of 10 New Zealanders are Plunket babies.’
- ‘The nurse was looked upon almost as a surrogate mother to thousands of Plunket babies.’
- ‘I was rifling though my colllection of stuff and came across my Plunket baby progress book.’
- ‘It's lovely to think that he will be a Plunket baby.’
- ‘The company gives a toothbrush and toothpaste to every new Plunket baby at their five month visit.’
- ‘Many had themselves been Plunket babies, had parented Plunket babies and, if male, had wives on Plunket committees.’
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