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How short is a person who has short arms and legs to be a midget?
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Dr. Vance Harris
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In brief: Midget vrs dwarf
"midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned.
A person who is small in height but doesn't have disproportionate limbs or other body parts would be a midget (term considered offensive by most). On the other hand, "dwarf" referrs to a person who is small and has disproportionate body parts. Usually a midget is considered if they are under 4'11".

In brief: Midget vrs dwarf
"midget" refers to a person who is very short, but normally proportioned.
A person who is small in height but doesn't have disproportionate limbs or other body parts would be a midget (term considered offensive by most). On the other hand, "dwarf" referrs to a person who is small and has disproportionate body parts. Usually a midget is considered if they are under 4'11".
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