The boy is about to drink from one, when his sister hears how its rushing sound says "Whoever drinks from me will become a tiger".Desperately, the girl begs her brother not to drink from the spring, lest he transform into a tiger and tear her to pieces.He even called her by my nickname and me by hers several times.He honestly looked distraught when he had to choose which one of us to sit next to. On top of this, his sister exhibits signs of anorexia that my boyfriend refuses to notice.” (If you can guess why we were all more or less the same age, check your answer at Age is just a number.) So this article is an attempt to help you fathom out your family tree, or at least the lower branches.First, though, let’s look at the pedigree of the word cousin itself.
In contrast, close sibling relationships in nonindustrialized cultures are often obligatory, with strong cultural norms prompting cooperation and close proximity between siblings.
In India, the sibling relationship is so cherished that a festival is held in observance called Rakhi.
At this celebration, the sister presents the brother with a woven bracelet to show their lasting bond even when they have raised their own families.
"Brother and Sister" is a well-known European fairy tale which was, among others, written down by the Brothers Grimm in their collection of Children's and Household Tales (Grimm's Fairy Tales).
It is alternatively known as "Little Sister and Little Brother" or (in the Grimm's version) "Brüderchen und Schwesterchen".