Which is taller a midget or a dwarf?
Midgets "could be" taller. The term "dwarf" applies to a specific genetic condition that restricts the growth of the body as a whole. Unfortunately, the terms dwarf and midget are often used interchangably. ...
Asked in Growth Rates, Child Development
Is a son always taller than his mother?
yes it is impossible to be shorter than your mum if you are a dude. unless you are a dwarf, midget, elf etc It is NOT impossible for a son to be shorter than his Mother. I know of a case - and he is not a dwarf or midget. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
The difference between a dwarf and a midget?
In many cases the terms dwarf and midget are used interchangeably. However, a midget can refer to any person of very short stature while a dwarf is typically a person who has dwarfism, which is a specific genetic condition. ...
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What movie and television projects has Billy Platt been in?
Billy Platt has: Played Midget in "Simon the Jester" in 1925. Played Babs, the Dwarf in "The Trail of the Tiger" in 1927. Played The Dwarf in "Two Flaming Youths" in 1927. Played The Dwarf of Munster in "Mother Machree" in 1928. Played Midget in Circus in "Hypnotized" in 1932. Played Jupiter - Midget in "Face in the Sky" in 1933. Played Midget in Student Ball Number in "Marie Antoinette" in 1938. ...
Can Non-Midgets have a midget baby?
Since there are many genetic alterations that can produce small or dwarf offspring, it is possible. However, it is much more likely if one parent already has such a genetic trait. It is also very possible for "midget" or "dwarf" parents to have children of "normal" (i.e. non-dwarf) size. ...
What is a difference between a midget and a dwarf what is the the consider height of a midget?
Midget is a term used to describe an exceptionally short person. The terms "midget" and "dwarf" are often used synonymously, as both terms mean someone who has been short in stature since birth, but those terms were not originally synonyms. Midget is a term that was originally coined in 1865, referring to an extremely short but normally proportioned person. P.T Barnum indirectly helped popularize "midget" when he began featuring General Tom Thumb in his circus. Dwarf was originally used to denote those...
Who is considered a legal midget?
There is no such thing as a legal midget. The word midget is considered to be offensive and is normally used to describe someone with dwarfism. Dwarfism is a genetic condition. Unless you suffer from a gene mutation like achondroplasia, you are not a dwarf ... legal or illegal. ...
When I meet the knee high man what should I call him, a midget or a dwarf?
How about calling him a small/little person,however if i was to choose between the two terms i would use the term midget. ...